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MEG Publications

MEG Publications


(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

  • Claire Wintle (University of Brighton) and Helen Mears (Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove) are hosting a workshop at the forthcoming Museums Association conference and would love for MEG members to join us! The session will focus on “New Skills and Opportunities for World Cultures Curating” (Friday 4 Oct; 12:10-13:10, Brighton Centre Auditorium). Speakers include Rebecca Bridgman (Chair, SSN...

  • Posted: 21/08/2019 11:57Salary: £29,141 - £37,136 per annum Location: National Museum Of Scotland, Chambers StreetLevel: Collections Care/ConservationDeadline: 23/09/2019 23:59Hours: 37.00Benefits: Membership of Civil Service pension schemeJob Type: PermanentBased at the National Museum of Scotland this permanent, full-time post will support the work of the World Cultures Department. Working within the Department’s Oceania, Americas and Africa Section, the post-holder’s duties will include responsibility for collections; acquisitions; exhibitions; research; publications; and...