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Conjunctures and Convergences

Remaking the World Cultures Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

Henrietta Lidchi

.4324/9780203996331 Huyssen , Andreas . 2003 . “ Diaspora and Nation: Migration in Other Pasts .” New German Critique 88 : 147 – 164 . 10.2307/3211163 Kerr , Robert . 1931 . “ A Totem-Pole from the Nass River, British Columbia .” Man 31 : 20 – 21 . Knowles

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Bruno Haas, Philipp Schorch, and Michael Mel

The material culture of present-day Papua New Guinea has played a central role throughout the history of the academic discipline of anthropology. 1 When this part of the world was drawn into the sphere of German imperial ambitions—starting in the

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The Many Faces of Gaia’s Response-ability

A Field Trip to the Critical Zones Digital Platform

Joana Formosinho

The Critical Zones project is a multipronged intervention toward what it calls earthly politics—transforming human engagement with Earth’s processes. The project centers on an exhibition at the ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany—an institution known for its experiments in culture-making at the intersection of art, science, and politics. French academic Bruno Latour has long collaborated with the ZKM and its director, Peter Weibel. Critical Zones is their most recent collaboration, co-curated with Bettina Korintenberg and Martin Guinard.

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The Making of Conservation Science

Report on the Brill-Nuncius Seminar on the Material and Visual History of Science, organized by Sven Dupré (Utrecht University/University of Amsterdam) and Esther van Duijn (Rijksmuseum Amsterdam), 29–30 April 2021

Tijana Žakula

, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain. It hosted, addressed, and scrutinized diverse protagonists of this exceptionally complex field, including scientists and science policy-makers, collectors and conservators, museum professionals, and

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Decolonization and Restitution: Moving Towards a More Holistic and Relational Approach

Report on the Panel on Ethnographic Museums and Indigenous People, ICOM Kyoto, September 2019

Michèle Rivet

Macron; it also considered the initiatives taken by Dutch museums not to wait for repatriation claims but instead to proactively open talks with former colonies; lastly, the panel discussed the German government's $2 million investment into restitution

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Anthropology, Art, and Folklore

Competing Visions of Museum Collecting in Early Twentieth-Century America

Ira Jacknis

ceramics. Reportedly, pottery from Germany's Black Forest was her initial inspiration ( Thring 1932: 107 ), and she later estimated that on their travels she and her husband had gathered “more than half” of the collection. 2 Making the Collection As

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Sheila K. Hoffman, Conal McCarthy, and Billie Lythberg

, Aotearoa New Zealand, Germany, and the United Kingdom to consider how the future of Tongan arts can best be guided by knowledge of their past. It was anchored by Ancient Futures: Late 18th- and Early 19th- Century Tongan Arts and Their Legacies , a project

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Borders and Interruptions

Museums in the Age of Global Mobility, Mexico City, 7–9 June 2017

Gwyneira Isaac, Diana E. Marsh, Laura Osorio Sunnucks, and Anthony Shelton

was held in Mexico City from 7 to 9 June 2017. The workshop convened 20 international anthropology, museology, and migration scholars from Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States. The

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Critique, Dialogue, and Action

Museum Representation in Black Panther

Susan Dine

of the universal museum stems from practices of collecting and collection displays of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 4 Although many royal and aristocratic collections became museums, Wunderkammer (German for cabinets of

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Making Space for Jewish Culture in Polish Folk and Ethnographic Museums

Curating Social Diversity after Ethnic Cleansing

Erica Lehrer and Monika Murzyn-Kupisz

war in September 1939, including the burning down of the synagogue by the German Nazi occupiers. In January 1940, a ghetto was established for Jewish residents of the area. It was liquidated in October 1942, when the Jews were moved to the ghetto in