Monthly Archives: March 2011

Inaugurating MeLa – Kick-off at Musei Capitolini, 9 March, Rome

By Peter Aronsson, Linköping University Placing the kick-off at what in my guide book is presented as “the first national museum in the world founded 1471” in the month where the creation of Italy as an independent state celebrate 150 years is of … Continue reading

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France’s historians ask whether we should still be building “National” History Museums

By Felicity Bodenstein, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne The third phase of Eunamus, entitled Uses of the Past: narrating the nation and negotiating conflict will consider representations of national history in museums across Europe. We need look no further than … Continue reading

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Pleasant problems

The last week I have had my hands full of reports on the development of national museums in Europe and abstracts on current issues in museum research.  I am parallelly coordinating an Eunamus conference in Bologna and a series of four sessions … Continue reading

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