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Sanaz Nasirpour

reveal the power of the virtual space in serving many members of the Iranian diaspora to establish cross-border connections ( Ghorashi and Boersma 2009 ; Graham and Khosravi 2002 ; Van den Bos and Nell 2006 ). Since the 1990s, the virtual sphere has

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“The Changing of the Guards”?

British Prehistoric Collections and Archaeology in the Museums of the Future

Catherine. J. Frieman and Neil Wilkin

store are easier to study first hand than through the glass of a case, provided museums have the space and resources to make increasing numbers of finds and excavation archives available. However, the question of how much material should be on display is

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Julie Gough, Jonathan Jones, Kelli Cole, Shari Lett, Glenn Iseger-Pilkington, Billie Lythberg, Jennifer Walklate, Jeanine Nault, Jake Homiak, Joshua A. Bell, and Natasha Barrett

political act created a space where there was none, reinstating our voice, and, importantly, providing a way to process and publicly acknowledge the pain in the room. As young people we felt it was our responsibility to stand up and support our elders who

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Engaging Dialogues

Reframing Africa at the Royal Ontario Museum

Silvia Forni

Michel Foucault (1972 , 1986 ) argued that Western museums, like other cultural institutions, are spaces that operate beyond time and space. They function as “heterotopias,” where the vestiges of time are accumulated and simultaneously removed from

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James L. Flexner

top of immediate economic concerns, we have yet to solve a long-perceived “curation crisis” caused by an urgent need to increase the size, quality, and sustainability of long-term storage spaces ( Kersel 2015 ; National Park Service 2016 ; SAA

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Larissa Mellor

expressive and more talkative. The other older, more reserved boy eats candies as he focuses his attention on his cards. The view is close-up; the space is limited and the viewer is situated directly across the table from them. Many minutes pass with the boys

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Sheila K. Hoffman, Sarita Sundar, Masaaki Morishita, Fabien Van Geert, and Sharon Ann Holt

works existed previously and have been adapted to the space. The exhibition title immediately suggests there will be nuance in juxtaposition. Listening is different than hearing, we understand. But although Listen Hear clearly seeks to explore artistic

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Online Documents of India’s Past

Digital Archives and Memory Production

Katja Müller

digital means, the social space of memory production is itself reconfigured, potentially opening up new cosmopolitan possibilities. In this article, I analyze such processes through a focus on two recently created digital archives, based on historic

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Death of a Statesman – Birth of a Martyr

Martyrdom and Memorials in Post–Civil War Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

studies of war and memory ( Haugbolle 2010 ; Larkin 2012 ), memory and space ( Sawalha 2010 ) and public mourning ( Segneurie 2011 ). The most recent addition is Lucia Volk’s (2010) seminal work on memorials and martyrs in Lebanon. Volk examines a variety

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Steven J. Hoffman, Fanny Wonu Veys, Joseph P Feldman, Natasha Barrett, Elsa Lenz Kothe, Antonino Crisà, Sayantan Mukhopadhyay, Masaaki Morishita, and Ewa Klekot

The Changi Museum Balancing Authentic and Reproduction Heritage at a World War II Commemoration Site in Singapore The Changi Museum occupies a unique space in the heritage landscape of Singapore. Whereas most history museums in Singapore interpret