Suggested further readings: CARMAH's Reflections

Feel invited to have a look at our Reflections page where you’ll find out which meanings underlie saving money in Germany (Hadas Weiss), how Gabriel Schimmeroth experienced the book launch Proveniezforschung zu ethnografischen Sammlungen der Kolonialzeit. Postitionen in der aktuellen Debatte’, and how Tal Adler experienced ‘the ever growing and transforming, unattended, unregulated visitor-made commemorative exhibition’ at the Mauthausen Memorial.

'Dead Images' exhibition and conference in Edinburgh on 28-29 June 2018

On 28 June, the ‘Dead Images’ exhibition opens with a conversation, facilitated by Sam Alberti (National Museums Scotland), between Tal Adler (Humboldt University of Berlin) and Charlotte Roberts (University of Durham). This will be followed by a one-day international conference on 29 June that brings together individuals concerned with collections of human skulls, including artists, archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians.

2018: European Year of Cultural Heritage

What is cultural heritage? Increasing designations of monuments, buildings, and objects as cultural heritage make Sharon Macdonald propose that maybe we’d better ask “What is not cultural heritage?” Find out more about her notion by clicking here.

Also, a World Café in May 2018 will dedicate itself to an anthropologically coined search for common ground: “Rethinking (Islamic) Heritage in Europe”. Find all details here.