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MEG Projects

MEG is keen to support and be involved in the development of projects that are of benefit to our members, and which help to advance the field of Museum Ethnography.

Below are details of projects, past and present, with which MEG has had a central role. For further details about each project, click on the relevant heading in the list below.

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Latest Blog Posts

  •  Tantra: enlightenment to revolution at the British Museum seeks to demystify Tantric philosophy. Curated by Dr Imma Ramos, the exhibition challenges the visitor to rethink any preconceived notions they have of Tantra, which is often misunderstood as a hedonistic sexual practice. Rather, as the exhibition explains, Tantra is a collection of instructional sacred texts that are written as a dialogue between gods and goddesses....

  •  Helen Mears, a researcher at Newcastle University is working on a project which considers the relationship between public space and belonging  The en/counter/points project, funded by HERA, is developing a toolkit to support museum practitioners wishing to explore issues of belonging. Before developing the new resource, they  would like to assess the extent to which museum and heritage practitioners use existing online toolkits and...

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