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Museum beyond the nation – report from a conference session

The last two years archaeologist Johan Hegardt has been working on a project on the history of the Swedish National Historical Museum with Patrik Nordström, Fredrik Svanberg and Malin Grundberg. In this blog he reports from the session, “Museum beyond the nation”,  he … Continue reading

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Busy days

A lot of activities are going on in the Eunamus project in September. Report seems to be the word of the month. First I would like to report, in the sense of broadcasting, that we are planning two conferences. The … Continue reading

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Re-activating the natural history museum

With the risk of being accused for playing to the gallery, Australian Museum in Sydney has opened its exhibitions for the Jurassic Lounge. Every Tuesday night the last months, people have queued up to dance among the dinosaur skeletons, mingle in the atrium surrounded … Continue reading

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Eunamus present at SIEF congress Lisbon

This week researchers in Eunamus have participated in the 10th congress of the Societé Internationale d´Ethnologie et de Folklore (SIEF) – Ways of Feeling the World. Kristin Kuutma gives a paper on the knowledge production around national museums and project coordinator Peter Aronsson have given the … Continue reading

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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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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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In the e-mail box this week

When I started to work in Eunamus, I got a job title that I wasn’t particularly fond of – dissemination officer. I was of course thrilled by the opportunity to work in such a large-scale research project, but the job … Continue reading

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