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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

  • After visiting Cherokee objects in the British Museum stores; three-hundred-year-old baskets and more modern pieces collected in the 1970s, the Warriors of Anikithua, dance troupe of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians sat down with the Beyond the Spectacleteam for an interview. Together we discussed the provenance, the history and the technique of the objects on display, and when asked for their...

  • Last Saturday the British Museum hosted an afternoon of events relating to the development of African museums. Sam Nixon, head of the Africa section, explained the events were part of a wider series of closed workshops and discussions that had been happening at the BM over the previous two days. He placed the events in the context of … The events included Hartwig Fischer...

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