Illustrated reviews of two exhibitions at MEG (Musée d’ethnographie de Genève), Switzerland’s largest world cultures museum, visited during December 2022: (1) “The Archives of Human Diversity” – a showcase of c.1000 cultural objects from MEG’s permanent collections; (2) “Helvécia: A Forgotten Colonial History” – a photojournalistic presentation of African-origin cultural traditions and heritage practices commemorated by contemporary Helvécians with African ancestry in Bahia, Brazil.
African Diaspora Arts and Scholar-Activism at the 6th Biennial Network Conference on Black Cultures and Identities in Europe (University of Tampere, Finland, July 2017)
On 6th July 2017 more than 200 delegates from 20 countries gathered in the city of Tampere, Finland, to participate in the 6th Biennial ‘Afroeuropeans’ Network Conference on Black Cultures and Identities in Europe – convened and hosted by the Academy of Finland Research Fellow Dr Anna Rastas (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere), […]
Advance notice and call for papers, re. the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA (April 21-25, 2015) Geographers are increasingly contributing to understanding the multiple functions museums serve, much like their colleagues in history, anthropology, and museum studies. In her 2010 article “Museum Geography: Exploring Museums, Collections and Museum Practice in the […]