Museums In A Time Of Migration: Rethinking Museum's Roles, Representations, Collections, And Collaborations by Pieter BevelanderMuseums In A Time Of Migration: Rethinking Museum's Roles, Representations, Collections, And Collaborations by Pieter Bevelander

Museums In A Time Of Migration: Rethinking Museum's Roles, Representations, Collections, And…

EditorPieter Bevelander, Christina Johansson

Hardcover | March 1, 2018

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International migration and mobility have implications for many sectors in society, including the museum sector. To be in tune with the times and relevant to all citizens, the museum sector needs, more than ever, to address issues that transcend national borders. As important educational institutions often visited by, amongst others, schoolchildren, museums have the potential to affect our notions of the world. By making museums places for exploring and learning about both the past and the present of issues such as migration, mobility, transnational connections and human rights, they not only become more relevant as cultural institutions, but may also facilitate positive changes in how people relate to each other in the wider society – thereby ultimately contributing to society’s sustainable development. This book seeks to contribute to the discussion about how museums can improve their engagement in issues of migration and becoming more inclusive.
Pieter Bevelander is professor of International Migration and Ethnic Relations at the Department of Global political studies and Director of MIM, Malmö Institute of Migration, Diversity and Welfare, Malmö University, Sweden. His main research field is international migration and different aspects of immigrant integration as well the re...
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Title:Museums In A Time Of Migration: Rethinking Museum's Roles, Representations, Collections, And…Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.75 × 0.9 inPublished:March 1, 2018Publisher:Nordic Academic PressLanguage:English

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Introduction Pieter Bevelander & Christina JohanssonGlobal perspectivesPeggy LevittCreating National and Global citizens: What role can museums play?David FlemingMigration – It’s the norm, stupid!I. New perspectives on collecting and documentingFredrik SvanbergFrom Totality to Infinity: Reimagining Museum CollectingDragan NikolicCapital of LoveMalin Thor Tureby & Jesper JohanssonCultural Heritage Creation at the Archive of the Nordic Museum: Representations of immigrants and ethnic minoritiesII. Life stories and engaged communitiesAlistair ThomsonMoving stories: Using Life Stories to Animate Migration HistoryBonita BennettA museum in support of change and restitution: A District Six Museum StoryIII. Representing migration: concepts, methods and collaborationMaja Povrzanovic Frykman Conceptual Frameworks: Reflecting ethnicity, identity, culture and diversity as concepts related to representations of migrantsParvin ArdalanMigration Museum as a multifaceted prismChristina JohanssonLearning at the museum: School children’s perceptions of a role-play about seeking sanctuary