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Ontological Opportunism

Reanimating the Inanimate in Physics and Science Communication at CERN

Anne Dippel

science and technology studies ( Jones 2017 ; Latour 1993 , 2017; Nader 1996 ; Stengers 2012 ). However, this claim has not been empirically analysed. Specifically, how and why concepts of animatedness seem so important to many physicists at the

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Sheila K. Hoffman

same, with their own unique spin. Unfortunately, in the online space the ability to afford the technology or design to make an online exhibition stand out correlates strongly to distinctive or transcendent elements—not unlike in our physical museum

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David Farrell-Banks

, attention had been given to the potential for social media to act as a liberation technology ( Diamond 2010 ). This notion has been dismissed more recently, as these technologies are more frequently viewed as upholding pre-existing power structures or as a

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Art Gallery Education in New Zealand during COVID-19

The Emergence of a Community of Practice

Esther Helen McNaughton

such as the necessity for a rapid increase in use of computer technology, but my feeling was that art gallery educators would benefit from specific contact with each other to address issues relating to their particular profession. After discussion with

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Greagh Smith, Conal McCarthy, Bronwyn Labrum, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Jill Haley, Jun Wei, and Safua Akeli Amaama

: “What unites us as human beings without eliding our differences?” (256). But as well as providing a progressive forum for debate and a technology for understanding difference, Kreps offers a particular cosmopolitan vision of diversity that we would do

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Natural Resources and their Units

Necessary Measures of Resourcefulness in a Norwegian Fruit Landscape

Frida Hastrup

international agenda. Even more than other countries, Norway which has limited and scarce land resources will have to exploit its land resources so that we ensure food supply for our own population to the largest possible extent … We have knowledge, technology

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

studies conceptualize the driving objectives and mechanisms of action to respond to displacement reveals a stark divergence from core concepts that undergird international humanitarian paradigms (e.g., technology as innovation, self-reliance as personal

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The Work of Culture, Heritage, and Musealized Spaces in “Unprecedented Times”

Christina Kreps

have been exploring the ways in which “cultural technologies” like museums, heritage sites, and exhibitions ( Bennett 1994:127 ) are enlisted for the formation and assertion of identity and as instruments of empowerment ( Crooke 2007 ; Fuller 1992

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Managing a Multiplicity of Interests

The Case of Irregular Migration from Libya

Melissa Phillips

; Grewcock 2014 ; Raineri 2017 ). Libya is no exception, and in addition to the investment in border technology, there has been a proliferation of detention centers since the revolution. In the early 2000s, detention center funding came directly from the EU

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Bringing Slavery into the Light in Postcolonial Portugal

The rhetoric and poetics of a slavery exhibition

Paula Mota Santos

companies responsible for the exhibition's conceptualization and construction, photography, digital technology, animation, and historical topography. Those named also include those responsible for the restoration and architectural rehabilitation of the