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MEG Publications

MEG Publications

Constitution

(Current Version April 2012)

 

This is the formal governance document of MEG, and is lodged with the Charity Commission.

 

MEG Constitution 2012 PDF

Forward Plan

 

This Forward Plan, put together by MEG Chair and Committee, outlines the areas of growth and development MEG committed to trying to achieve between 2012-2015.

 

MEG Forward Plan 2015

MEG Forward Plan 2012 PDF

 

 

   

Ethics Guidelines

Guidance notes on ethical approaches in museum ethnography.

(First published in Journal of Museum Ethnography 15, March 2003)

 

MEG Ethical Guidance Notes PDF

 

 Human Remains Guidelines

 

MEG Guidelines on Management of Human Remains.

 

The Museum Ethnographers Group drew up its first set of professional guidelines on the treatment of human remains in 1991.

 

See below for full document.

 

MEG Human Remains Guidelines PDF

Latest Blog Posts

  • Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is looking for help to identify ethnographic material and for advice on potential restitutions.  They write:These objects were purchased between 1940 and 1988, and were part of the Derbyshire Schools Library Service collections. We are looking for people who can help identify objects from:·         Plains Indian (around 33 objects)·         First Nations (around 10 objects)·         Inuit...

  • MEG have received the following request for help from Meghan Backhouse at the Pitt Rivers Museum.  Meghan writes:As part of a wider project to change collections management systems, the Pitt Rivers Museum is working to update its Cultural Group Names information. The current list is woefully out of date, and based either on Donor or Collector’s information, or on Ethnologue language group attributions. As...

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