Monthly Archives: May 2011

Discussing Communism in the Museums of East Central Europe

By Egle Rindzeviciute, Linköping University Milky sunlight streams down through the glass roof of a patio at the Open Society Archives. On the wall there hangs a large clock which runs backwards. This work of art, Central Direction II by Harasztÿ István, … Continue reading

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What does it take to make museums into agents of change?

The symposium Hot Science Global Citizens, in Sydney 5-6 May, explored new emerging possibilities for natural  history museums, science museums and science centres to act as resources, catalysts and agents of change in climate change debates and decision-making. A range of potential … Continue reading

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Tomorrow I will do a bit of moonlighting for the project Hot Science Global Citizens.  This project links researchers and museum professionals with an interest in exploring the agency of museums in climate change interventions. Its main result will be … Continue reading

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