Museums in a time of Migration : Rethinking museums roles, representations, collections, and collaborations

Level E A069 /533651 Available
Full Title: Museums in a time of Migration : Rethinking museums roles, representations, collections, and collaborations / edited by Pieter Bevelander and Christina Johansson.
Other Authors: Bevelander, Pieter.
Johansson, Christina.
Format: Book           


Summary: Migration in all its forms is a prominent phenomenon, with far-ranging implications for society. Museums, being important educational institutions, not only reflect society, but what they display has the potential to affect our understanding of the world. When museums become places where people can explore the realities of migration, transnational connections, and human rights, they become even more relevant as cultural institutions, and can help drive positive social change, encouraging solidarity and sustainable development. In 'Museums in a time of migration', leading scholars and museum curators reflect on museums engagement in migration issues. New and innovative museum projects around the world are presented in telling analyses of the theoretical and practical realities. Special attention is paid to the museums roles, representations, collections, and collaborations in a time of migration.
Other Authors: Bevelander, Pieter., Johansson, Christina.
Language: English
Published: Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2018.
Classmark: A069 /533651
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ISBN: 9789188168825
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