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“We Owe a Historical Debt to No One”

The Reappropriation of Photographic Images from a Museum Collection

Helen Mears

seek safety—as well as educational and employment opportunities—overseas ( Mahkaw 2016 ; H. Sadan 2016 ). The video, as an example of what Louisa Schein in her writings on relations between the Hmong diaspora in the United States and their Miao

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Kylie Message, Masaaki Morishita, Conal McCarthy, and Lee Davidson

family, monogamy, employment, money, heterosexuality, gender norms, and citizenship. Indeed, love and happiness are commonly represented as playing a central role in the ongoing making and remaking of social order, and in the processes whereby particular

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Analyzing Museum Collections in Scandinavia

New Insights in Revised Modernity and Its Implications on Archaeological Material

Niklas Ytterberg

research as part of their employment. It works as a platform for all research at the museum. It should be noted that little effort has been put on research on the museum’s own collections in recent years, but this appears to be changing for the better. The

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Online Documents of India’s Past

Digital Archives and Memory Production

Katja Müller

the 1947 PA and the IMP as actors who aim for and practice forms of democratic communication, they remain restricted by the users’ habitual online communication forms and employment of the Internet as a public sphere. Furthermore, websites and

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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

-cut: “traditional” routes to museum employment are far from open, inexpensive, or democratic and participation in crowdsourcing can be entertaining, rewarding, and lead to new career paths ( Bevan 2015: 1479–1481 ; Bevan et al. 2014 ; Chiara Bonacchi, pers. comm

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Democratizing the Digital Collection

New Players and New Pedagogies in Three-Dimensional Cultural Heritage

Jane-Heloise Nancarrow

tertiary institutions are also increasingly concerned with cultivating learning scenarios that echo future employment opportunities. As Bev Williams (2001: 92) puts it, “the closer the learning situation resembles the situation in which the information is

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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

programming relies on greater employment of Aboriginal staff, the provision of traineeships for Aboriginal curators, and the reinterpretation of collections. A few examples of current decolonization projects underway include: The Association of Art Museum

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Sheila K. Hoffman

. Of course, “more” and “better” often require financial resources that are severely lacking in the best of times, let alone in the face of an unprecedented loss of employment and financial support for institutions. But I am also keenly aware of how

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Museums in the Pandemic

A Survey of Responses on the Current Crisis

Joanna Cobley, David Gaimster, Stephanie So, Ken Gorbey, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Bruno Brulon Soares, Nuala Morse, Laura Osorio Sunnucks, María de las Mercedes Martínez Milantchí, Alberto Serrano, Erica Lehrer, Shelley Ruth Butler, Nicky Levell, Anthony Shelton, Da (Linda) Kong, and Mingyuan Jiang

like housing, food, and employment, as well as access to secure education and mental health services. These same themes arise in this special section on museums in the pandemic. Continuing on from the special section in Museum Worlds 7 entitled

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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

theorized, further concretizing cultural and geographical boundaries through its dissemination largely in English-only publications. While the idea of critical and cross-cultural museology and the employment of ethnographic methods have been applied to a