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Past Issues

Past issues of the Journal are available to members and non-members.

All issues are currently in print except for volume 4, which is no longer in print.  

Prices for individual members 

 Volumes 1-3, 5-26  Volumes 27-29
 £10.00 each  £25.00 each


Prices for all others, including institutions:

 Volumes 1-3, 5-26  Volumes 27-29
 £15.00 each  £30.00 each


Postage and packing for a single copy:

 UK  EU  World
 £3.50  £6.00  £9.00

Discounts for bulk orders are available on request.

All enquiries regarding past issues should be addressed to Sue Giles: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">


Volume   Year    Conference Theme
1   1989   A Question of Image
2   1990   The Walrus Said
3   1991   African Anthropology in Scotland
4   1992   Baskets of the World
5   1993   What is Ethnography?
6   1994   Museum Ethnography and Communities
7   1995   Tourism, Anthropology and Museums & New Developments in Scotland
8   1996   Picturing Paradise
9   1997   MEG 21st Birthday: Past and future in museum ethnography
10   1998   Inter-Active: World Cultures and Museum Education
11   1999   'Arts Premiers'? Ethnography and Art in the late 20th Century
12   2000   Glimpses of Africa - Museums, scholarship and popular culture
13   2001   Developing Dialogues: Museums and their Communities
14   2002   Transformations
15   2003   Power and Collecting
16   2004   Developing Audiences - Developing Collections
17   2005   Pacific Ethnography, Politics and Museums
18   2006   Looking Backward, Looking Forward
19   2007   Feeling the Vibes: Dealing with Intangible Heritage
20   2008   Objects of Trade
21   2009   Special Issue: Encounters with Polynesia: Exhibiting the Past in the Present
22   2009   Museum Ethnography at Home
23   2010   Amateur Passions/Professional Practice
24   2011   Making Things
25   2012   Objects and Words: Writing On, Around, and About Things


















Multiple Dialogues: interpreting ethnographic collections in the 21st century                                    


Brave New Worlds: Transforming Museum Ethnography through Technology 


Collections, Collaboration and Communities 


 Nature and Culture in Museums



Also available:


1. The care of Ethnographic Material. Out-of-print. Edited by D. L. Jones (Ipswich, 1982)
2. Museum Ethnographers Group Survey of Ethnographic Collections in the United Kingdom, Eire and the Channel Islands, Interim Report. Two volumes. Edited by Yvonne Schumann (Hull, 1986)
£6.00 members
£10.00 non-members
P&P costed as required
3. The Innocent Researcher and the Museum. Out-of-print. By Linda Cheetham (Hull, 1987)
4. 'Where to Start, Where to Stop?': Papers from the British Museum/MEG Ethnographic Conservation Colloquim - In Memory of Harold Gowers. Edited by Lewis Hall and Sue Giles (Hull, 1989)
£4.00 members
£8.00 non-members
P&P costed as required
5. Cook-Voyage Collections of Artificial Curiosities in Britain and Ireland, 1771-2015. Edited by Jeremy Coote (Oxford, 2015)
£10.00 members 
£15.00 non-members 

Postage and packing costs for 1 copy of OP5: UK £2.50, Europe £7.00, Rest of the world £11.00

P&P for multiple copies will be costed as required. 

All Enquiries: Sue Giles (MEG Publications Distribution), Senior World Cultures Curator, Bristol City Museums and Art Gallery, Queen's Road, Bristol BS8 1RL; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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