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Museums and the Nomadic Turn

This project is within museum and heritage studies. It investigates various forms, patterns and representations of mobility and connectedness in museums of cultural history mostly in Europe.

Barthelemy Toguo: "Road to exile" (2008). Musee national de l'histoire de l'immigration i Paris. (Photo: Saphinaz-Amal Naguib)

About the Project

The project investigates various forms, patterns and representations of mobility and connectedness in museums of cultural history mostly in Europe. These encompass antiquities and issues of repatriation; migrations, diasporas and diversity; temporary and travelling exhibitions; the branding and franchising of museums.

The project is structured around three main themes:Transience and mobility;Exchanges and contact zones;the sustainability of tangible and intangible heritages in diasporic contexts.

 

Published May 13, 2014 9:49 AM - Last modified May 14, 2014 12:59 PM