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Engaging Curators Case Studies

Case Study One

Horniman Museums and Gardens London: Collections People Stories: Anthropology Reconsidered 

Case Study Two

University of Aberdeen: Blackfoot Collections in UK Museums: Reviving Relationships through Artefacts - International Research Network

Case Study Three

Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and University College London: Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula since 1914

Case Study Four 

Deakin University, Australia: Kelabit Highlands Community Museum Development Project

Case Study Five

Concordia University, Canada: Souviner, Talisman, Toy: An Exhibition and Intercultural Dialogue Project

Case Study Six 

National Museums of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden: The State of Things 

Case Study Seven

Science Museum, London: Connecting Africa: Co-creating Cameroon's Mobile Culture 

Case Study Eight

Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Artefacts of Encounter: A Collaborative Project at University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 

Case Study Nine 

National Museum of Ethnology, The Netherlands and Leiden University National Museum of Ethnology: Yesterday's Knowledge, Tomorrow's Future. Learning from the Elders

Case Study Ten 

University of Vigo, Spain: Open Museum Programme (Programa Museo Aberto)


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  • Ethnographic MuseumUniversity of Zurich13 March - 28 October 2018Ethnographic museums find themselves in a period of change, trying to devise new ways of representing different cultures. Furthermore, they need to account for their own history, because many objects in their collections – as well as their museum practices themselves – bear traces of the colonial past. In the process, cooperation between ethnographic museums in the...

  • ICOM‐ICME 51st Annual Conference 2018 October 9‐12 2018Estonia National Museum, Tartu, Estonia Keynotes confirmed: Wayne Modest, Pille Runnel, Philipp Schorch, Andrea WitcombCALL FOR PAPERS ICOM ICME invites proposals for contributions to our 2018 annual conference, "Re‐ imagining the Museum in the Global Contemporary.” We invite you to join us in Estonia to reflect upon the complex context(s) in which museums exist today, and to creatively examine the...