Category Archives: Cultural policy

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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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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How to talk about the unspeakable?

Peter Aronsson The Balkan wars in the 1990’s are ever-present for a visitor to Balkan. Mostly as silences. An unspoken mix of allegations, guilt and suffering is hard to give a format in ordinary cultural institutions and polite society. In … Continue reading

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Museums between National and European Identities

By Bodil Axelsson This post reports from the panels on Eunamus research and the creation of new history museums held at the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels, the Cinquantenaire Museum, the 25th of January. The panels were co-organised … Continue reading

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