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The conference aims to bring scholars and practitioners from different disciplines and institutions together, in order to exchange perspectives and expand scholarship on Sámi issues related to museums. Registration is required.
In 2005 an earthquake struck the island of Nias in Indonesia, and destroyed 50,000 homes. In this presentation you can hear about how the traditional houses were restored with help from humanitarian aid organisations and the Nias Heritage Museum. Open for all.
The presentation appeals for a new attention to the significance of place within the organisation of museum representations, within identity politics and within the institutional ordering (in different senses) of situated social relations. Open for all.
Which kind of history are shared by buying an Indian girl in South America, giving Sami objects as gift to Spain, or keeping objects collected by mercenaries in Congo? Open guest lecture by Adriana Muñoz.
We will discuss what work the material presence of exhibitions do. This is a closed workshop. Registration is required.
With Prof. Emeritus Tom Svensson from the Museum of Cultural History, UiO. The seminar is open to the general public.
This presentation will explore some of the ways that the Manchester Museum has been working to subvert museum natural history, in order to engage with contemporary issues, ideas and debates. Everyone is welcome.