Monthly Archives: July 2011

National museums – audience experiences and identities

When I learned that Nordiska Museet* in Stockholm was among the museums that Alexandra Bounia  and Kristin Kuutma had included in Eunamus’ study on audience experiences and identities I was quite surprised. To me, the obvious choice in Sweden would have been … Continue reading

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Great historical narratives in European museums and political uses of history and memory

Museums have been casted as sites for the formulation of value. They act as political and moralizing institutions and struggle, and have struggled, with political influence and interference,  for a long period. At the same time, they are trusted societal institutions that communicate analytically … Continue reading

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