Events

28
Aug
2019

Oral History Collections and Museum Practice

Oral histories form a dynamic part of social history exhibitions in museums. They’ve been a key part of sharing authority and devolving the curatorial voice....
07
Aug
2019

Subversive Archaism: When Local Communities Exceed State Traditionalism – and Suffer the Consequences

Drawing on fieldwork in Thailand and Greece, and on comparative examples from other parts of the world, the speaker will address what happens when local...
15
May
2019

Catherine Grant, ‘Intangible cultural heritage and music sustainability’

Partly in response to UNESCO’s pronouncements about the rapid and extensive loss of intangible cultural heritage, research into ‘music sustainability’ has...
01
May
2019

CFP: Museums and the Working Class

Adele Chynoweth, from the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies, has been invited by Routledge to submit a proposal for an edited peer-reviewed collection...
17
Apr
2019

Travelling Heritage Narratives – China’s Adoption of the ‘Heritage under Threat’ Narrative

Narratives around heritage are continuously developed and disseminated across the globe. The narrative of ‘heritage under threat’ tells the story of how and...
03
Apr
2019

Cultural Resilience, Resurgence and Rimix in the Kimberley and Vanuatu

This seminar will bring together a panel of cultural practitioners from the Kimberley and Vanuatu in conversation about their perspectives on, and practices of...
27
Mar
2019

Jordy Silverstein, ‘“Children Drowning”: the violence and resilience of a narrative’

The narrative that asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat should be stopped – and either turned back or imprisoned – in order to ‘prevent children drowning...

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