European Commission - 7th Framework Programme European Museums and Libraries in/of the age of migrations last updated: February 2015

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  • Museums in an Age of Migrations

    Basso Peressut, Luca, and Clelia Pozzi, eds. 2012. Museums in an Age of Migrations. Milan: Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Progettazione dell'Architettura.

    This volume collects a series of essays that offer a starting point for the MeLa Project, reflecting on the role of museums and heritage in relation to the contemporary global and multicultural world. International scholars and researchers interrogate themselves on issues of history, memory, identity and citizenship, and explore their effects on the organization, functioning, communication strategies, exhibition design and architecture of museums. With contributions by: Jamie Allen, Kirsti Andersen, Peter Aronsson, Luca Basso Peressut, Iain Chambers, Mela Dávila Freire, Gordon J. Fyfe, David Gauthier, Perla Innocenti, Francesca Lanz, Rhiannon Mason, Mark Nash, Massimo Negri, Giovanni Pinna, Gennaro Postiglione, Sreten Ugričić, Michel Van Praët, and Chris Whitehead.

    Museums in an Age of Migrations Luca Basso Peressut, Clelia Pozzi - Books - March 2012 Fd06 Document more