events, Museum Curation, Representation

Returning the Parthenon Marbles: A Conversation with Baroness Chakrabarti

by Kirsty Warner The question ‘should the UK return colonial artefacts?’ has been a consistent and widely debated topic. However, with large institutions such as the Ethnological Museum, Berlin and the Smithsonian Institution returning objects, there has been a growing pressure for western museums to return colonial objects accessioned to their collections. One of the… Continue reading Returning the Parthenon Marbles: A Conversation with Baroness Chakrabarti

Audiences, Participation & Engagement, Museum Curation

Museums in Arabia Conference: An Intercultural Dialogue through Museum Practice

Miruna Mirica-Damian At the end of June, King's College London hosted the Museums in Arabia conference, a thought-provoking event that united scholars and practitioners interested in the development of the cultural sector in the Arabic Peninsula. The interesting mix of ideas emerging either from academic research or from work experience created the feeling of an… Continue reading Museums in Arabia Conference: An Intercultural Dialogue through Museum Practice