Author Archives: Bodil Axelsson

Research outcomes

During Eunamus three years of research the project has published nine open access reports and organized twelve conferences and workshops all over Europe. There are three ways to get a quick overview of Eunamus’ findings and policy implications. 1) National Museums … Continue reading

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Visitor studies at European national museums

Read more on the ways in which national majorities and minorities relate to national museums in two open access reports produced by the Eunamus project. Voices from the Museum: Survey Research in Europe’s National Museums Alexandra Bounia, Alexandra Nikiforidou, Niki Nikonanou & Albert Dicran Matossian … Continue reading

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Museum Policies in Europe 1990 – 2010: Negotiating Professional and Political Utopia

Lill Eilertsen & Arne Bugge Amundsen (eds) This blog post recycles elements from the report’s section Key findings. We are curious of your reactions, and comments are welcome. This EuNaMus report studies how nations develop policy in order to deploy national museums in national redefinition. It … Continue reading

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Museum Reforms in Norway and “Talking Europe” in Museums and Research

Knowledge about policy making processes is crucial for the Eunamus project. On the one hand Eunamus investigates the political functions of national museums and the agency they have in relation to shifting ideological agendas. On the other hand, Eunamus is funded by the 7th framework of … Continue reading

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Contemporary national museums, the classical heritage, postnationalism and multicultural nations

At the heart of the three-year research programme Eunamus is the contemporary and future roles of European national museums. To develop the project’s research on identities in museum, its researchers gathered in Athens 23 – 27 April for workshops and a public … Continue reading

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Museum papers at the Re-theorising heritage conference in Gothenburg 5-8 June

Guestblogger: Christer Felix The conference took place in Gothenburg June 5th to 8th and was the inauguration of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies. It was held over the theme “Re-theorizing heritage” and hosted more than 500 participants from all … Continue reading

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Eunamus at the conference Re-theoretisation of heritage

Two panels on the first day of The inaugural conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies in Gothenburg 5-8 June are organised of researchers involved in the three-year research project Eunamus on European national museums. José María Lanzarote-Guiral and Andrzej Jakubowski (including Felicity Bodenstein) has initated a … Continue reading

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