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International Conference: 'Defining the Museum of the 21st Century'

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This conference will form part of an international debate on the definition of the museum taking place under the auspices of ICOFOM – ICOM’s forum for Museology. The conference is open to all informed researchers within and outwith the International Council of Museums (ICOM), and is hosted by the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) in the School of Art History. Professor Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, will open the conference and will be followed by internationally renowned keynote speakers. It is being promoted under the umbrella of the EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 693669. Tickets are free and available.
Presenter
Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI)
Type
Academic, Conference
Open to
All staff and students, Public
Date
Saturday, 25 November 2017
Time
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where
Upper College Hall
Contact
Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI)
Email
eulacmuseums@st-andrews.ac.uk
Website
https://mgcistandrews.wordpress.com
More info

This conference will form part of an international debate on the definition of the museum taking place under the auspices of ICOFOM – ICOM’s forum for Museology. This multi-lingual discussion began in Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, in June 2017 and continues in a suite of symposia in Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Iran, China and other venues in 2017 and 2018. A tri-lingual publication in English, Spanish and Portuguese is being planned in collaboration with UNDAV Buenos Aires and UNIRIO Rio de Janeiro.

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