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Engaging Curators Case Studies

Case Study One

Horniman Museums and Gardens London: Collections People Stories: Anthropology Reconsidered 

Case Study Two

University of Aberdeen: Blackfoot Collections in UK Museums: Reviving Relationships through Artefacts - International Research Network

Case Study Three

Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and University College London: Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula since 1914

Case Study Four 

Deakin University, Australia: Kelabit Highlands Community Museum Development Project

Case Study Five

Concordia University, Canada: Souviner, Talisman, Toy: An Exhibition and Intercultural Dialogue Project

Case Study Six 

National Museums of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden: The State of Things 

Case Study Seven

Science Museum, London: Connecting Africa: Co-creating Cameroon's Mobile Culture 

Case Study Eight

Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Artefacts of Encounter: A Collaborative Project at University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 

Case Study Nine 

National Museum of Ethnology, The Netherlands and Leiden University National Museum of Ethnology: Yesterday's Knowledge, Tomorrow's Future. Learning from the Elders

Case Study Ten 

University of Vigo, Spain: Open Museum Programme (Programa Museo Aberto)

 

Latest Blog Posts

  • The Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP) is a major new programme that will help preserve the knowledge of traditional material practices and knowledge systems that are in danger of disappearing by providing grants for documentation work. It focuses on the ‘made world’ and how people create, build, repair and use the natural resources and objects to shape their societies, spaces, and bodies. The...

  • Today we have another project profile, this time from Frances Lennard.  If you wish to have a project, collection or object you are working on profiled on the MEG blog then please email web@museumethnographersgroup.org.uk   Dr Mark Nesbitt, Dr Andy Mills and Dr Adrienne Kaeppler examining a rare Samoan upeti at Kew. We have recently come to the end of a three-year...

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