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March 2003. Volume 1 no. 1

Museums, National, Postnational and Transcultural Identities
Prof Sharon MacDonald, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester

The Discipline of Pleasure; or, How Art history Looks at the Art Museum
Colin Trodd, Lecturer in Art History, university of Manchester

Heritage, Governance and Marketization: a Case-study from Wales
Dr Bella Dicks, Reader in Social Sciences, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Social Inclusion, the Museum and the Dynamics of Sectoral Change
Dr Richard Sandell, Museum Studies, University of Leicester

July 2003. Volume 1 no. 2

The art of space in the space of art: Edinburgh and its Gallery, 1780-1860
Dr Nick Prior, Lecturer in sociology at the University of Edinburgh.

Local authority museums and the modernizing government agenda in England
Ian Lawley, Head of Museums, Stoke on Trent

Performance and performativity at heritage sites
Dr Gaynor Bagnall, Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Culture, University of Salford

Accountability and disposal: visual impairment and the museum
Prof Kevin Hetherington - Faculty of Social Sciences - Open University

November 2003. Volume 1 no. 3

When a bus met a museum: following artists, curators and workers in art installation
Dr Albena Yaneva, Lecturer, Manchester School of Architecture)

The shape of things to come: museums in the technological landscape
Prof.Simon J. Knell, Professor of Museum Studies, University of Leicester

The art of compromise: the founding of the National Gallery of British Art, 1890-1892
Dr Amy Woodson-Boulton, Assistant Professor of Modern British and Irish History, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Redrawing the boundaries: questioning the geographies of Britishness at Tate-Britain
Andy Morris, Postgraduate researcher at The Open University

March 2004. Volume 2 no. 1

The South Kensington Museum in context: an alternative history
Prof Bruce Robertson, University of California, Santa Barbara

Changing Histories: museums, sexuality and the future of the past
Mark Liddiard, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Kent

Evaluation strategies in the cultural sector: the case of the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow
Dr Maria Economou,  Assistant Professor: Museology and New Technologies, University of the Aegean

Reproductions, cultural capital and museums: aspects of the culture of copies
Gordon Fyfe, Honorary Fellow, Keele University

July 2004. Volume 2 no. 2

The Art of philanthropy? The formation and development of the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool
Dr James Moore, Lecturer in History at Lancaster University

Interpreting the new museology
Max Ross

Audiences, museums and the English middle class
Brian Longhurst, Professor of Sociology at Salford University; Gaynor Bagnall, Lecturer in the Sociology of Consumption, Liverpool John Moores University; Mike Savage, Professor of Sociology, Manchester University

Thinking outside the box: galleries, museums and evaluation
Dr Sheila Galloway, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research. University of Warwick; Julian Stanley, Regional Director, Centre for Education and Industry, University of Warwick

November 2004. Volume 2 no. 3

Museumchronotopics: on the representation of the past in museums
Dr Pascal Gielen,  Research Fellow, Centre for Sociology of Culture, Catholic University of Leuven.

Fuzzy’ boundaries: communities of practice and exhibition teams in European natural history museums
Dr Anders Høg Hansen, Senior lecturer at Malmö University, School of Arts and Communication; Theano Moussouri, Lecturer in Museum Studies, Institute of Archaeology UCL

The Eden Project – making a connection
Dr John Blewitt, University of Exeter

Enlightenment museums: universal or merely global?
Mark O’Neill, Head of Museums and Galleries, Glasgow City Council.

March 2005. Volume 3 no. 1

Guest Editorial: Museums and National Identity
Fiona McLean, Professor of Heritage Management, Glasgow Caledonian University

State Authority and the Public Sphere: Ideas on the Changing Role of the Museum as a Canadian Social Institution
Susan Ashley, postgraduate student in the Communication and Culture program at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Nation Building at the Museum of Welsh Life
Dr Rhiannon Mason, Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University

Museums, Nation and Political History in the Australian National Museum and the Canadian Museum of Civilization
David Dean, Professor of History and Director, Carleton Centre for Public History, Carleton University; Peter E Rider, Atlantic Provinces Historian and Curator, Canadian Museum of Civilization

Representations of black people in Brazilian museums
Myrian Sepúlveda dos Santos, Associate Professor of Sociology, State University of Rio de Janeiro

July 2005. Volume 3 no. 2

'A whole new world': the young person's experience of visiting Sydney Technological Museum
Megan Hicks, Curator of Health and Medicine, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

A Breach on the Beach: Te Papa and the fraying of biculturalism
Paul Williams, Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the Program in Museum Studies, New York University

Viewpoint. Dumbing down intellectual culture: Frank Furedi, lifelong learning and museums
Prof. Jean Barr, Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Glasgow

Book Reviews

Alexandra Bounia: The Nature of Classical Collecting: Collectors and Collections 100BCE - 100CE
Prof. Peter Davis, Professor of Museology, School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University

Tony Bennett: Pasts Beyond Memory: Evolution, Museums, Colonialism
Dr Andrea Witcomb, Assoc Prof (Research), Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

November 2005. Volume 3 no. 3

Accessing audiences: visiting visitor books
Prof. Sharon Macdonald, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester

What to ask and how to answer: a comparative analysis of methodologies and philosophies of summative exhibit evaluation
Dr Margaret Lindauer, Associate Professor and Museum Studies Coordinator, Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University

Repression and resistance? French colonialism as seen through Vietnamese museums
Dr Claire Sutherland, Lecturer, School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University

A study of grandparents and grandchildren as visitors to museums and art galleries in the UK
Dr Ela Beaumont, Learning (Study) Skills Co-ordinator; Dr Pat Sterry Joint Director Centre for Audience/Visitor Research, University of Salford

Book review

Kate Hill: Culture and Class in English Public Museums, 1850-1914, Aldershot: Ashgate 2005.
Dr Christopher Whitehead, Senior Lecturer and Director, International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies, Newcastle University

March 2006, Volume 4 no. 1

Foucault’s museum: difference, representation, and genealogy
Beth Lord, Teaching Fellow in Philosophy, University of Dundee

Museums and galleries as performative sites for lifelong learning: constructions, deconstructions and reconstructions of audience positions in museum and gallery education
Dr Helene Illeris, Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture, The Danish University of Education, Copenhagen

The shock of the re-newed modern: MoMA 2004
Dr Kylie Message, Associate Dean (Research Training), College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

Book Review

Christopher Whitehead, The Public Art Museum in Nineteenth Century Britain: The Development of the National Gallery, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005
Anthony Burton

July 2006. Volume 4 no. 2

Theme: Representing and Involving Community: Contemporary Issues in Museum Practice

Empowerment and anger: learning how to share ownership of the museum
Cajsa Lagerkvist, Curator, Museum of World Culture and Lecturer in International Museum Studies, Gothenburg University, Sweden

‘It wasn’t all bad’: representations of working class cultures within social history museums and their impacts on audiences
Elizabeth Carnegie, Lecturer in Arts and Heritage Management, University of Sheffield

Bringing technology back in: a critique of the institutionalist perspective on museums
Nicholas J. Rowland, Sociology doctoral student at Indiana University; Fabio Rojas, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Indiana University,

Popping the museum: the cases of Sheffield and Preston
Tara Brabazon, Professor of Media Studies, University of Brighton; Stephen Mallinder, Researcher/Project Manager, Higher Education Academy, York

Book Review

Rebecca DeRoo, The Museum Establishment and Contemporary Art: The Politics of Artistic Display in France after 1968, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
Jeffrey Abt, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

November 2006. Volume 4 no. 3

Monument to anti-monumentality: the space of the National Museum Australia
Dr Uros Cvoro, (now) Lecturer in Art History, School of Arts & Sciences, Australian Catholic University

'England expects': Nelson as a symbol of local and national identity within the museum
Dr Sheila Watson, Lecturer in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester.

Minor concerns: representations of children and childhood in British museums
Dr Sharon Roberts (Brookshaw), Master of Research Course Administrator, University of Gloucestershire, UK
Review article: reviewing museum studies in the age of the reader
Sharon Macdonald
- Gail Anderson (ed.) Reinventing the Museum. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Paradigm Shift
- Bettina Messias Carbonell (ed.) Museum Studies. An Anthology of Contexts
- Donald Preziosi and Claire Farago (eds) Grasping the World. The Idea of the Museum

Book Reviews

Calum Storrie, The Delirious Museum: A Journey from the Louvre to Las Vegas
Janice Baker, PhD Candidate, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Bruce Altshuler, ed. Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art
Masaaki Morishita, Visiting Researcher at the National Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

March 2007. Volume 5 no. 1

Beyond institutional critique: Mark Dion’s surrealist wunderkammer at the Manchester Museum
Dr Marion Endt, Henry Moore Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Manchester

Displaying lives: the narrative of objects in biographical exhibitions
Dr Caterina Albano, Lecturer, Cultural history, cultural theory, history of medicine and science, curating, visual and perfoming arts, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

Museums, minorities and recognition: memories of North Africa in contemporary France
Mary Stevens, PhD student at University College London

Civil disobedience and political agitation: the art museum as a site of protest in the early twentieth century
Suzanne MacLeod, Lecturer in Museum Studies, University of Leicester

Book Reviews

Laurajane Smith, The Uses of Heritage
Bella Dicks

Jonathan Conlin, The Nation’s Mantelpiece
Lara Perry

Louise J. Ravelli, Museum Texts: Communicative Frameworks
Sally Hughes

Chris Healy and Andrea Witcomb (eds) South Pacific Museums: Experiments in Culture
David Butts

July 2007. Volume 5 no. 2

'Difficult' exhibitions and intimate encounters
Jennifer Bonnell, Doctoral student in the History Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education; Roger I. Simon, Professor of Culture, Communications and Critical Education, Department of Sociology and Equity Studies, Ontario Institute for Education, University of Toronto

Struggles between curators and artists: the case of the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts in Japan in the early 1980s
Masaaki Morishita

Authentic recreation: living history and leisure
Lain Hart, Post-graduate program, British Museum

Book Reviews

Lara Perry, History's Beauties: Women and the National Portrait Gallery
Kate Hill

Vicki Cassman, Nancy Odegaard, and Joseph Powell (eds) Human Remains: guide for museums and academic institutions
Myra Giesen

Caroline Lang, John Reeve and Vicky Woollard (eds) The Responsive Museum: working with audiences in the twenty-first century
Graham Black

November 2007. Volume 5 no. 3

The politics of nostalgia: museum representations of Lafcadio Hearn in Japan
Rie Kido Askew, Doctoral student at the Center for Post Colonial Writing, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Managing the cultural promotion of indigenous people in a community-based Museum: the Ainu Culture Cluster Project at the Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum, Japan
Naohiro Nakamura, Doctoral student in the Department of Geography, Queen's University, Canada

Locality, luck and family ornaments
Dr Jane Parish, Lecturer in Social Anthropology/Sociology, Keele University

Review article: Museum factions-the transformation of museum studies
Conal McCarthy

Book Reviews

Amiria Henare, Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange
Bronwyn Labrum

Kylie Message, New Museums and the Making of Culture
Marta Herrero

March 2008. Volume 6 no. 1

Private and public memories of Expo 67: a case study of recollections of Montreal's World's Fair, 40 years after the event
David Anderson, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia; Viviane Gosselin, Doctoral student, Department of Curriculum Studies, University of British Columbia

The Micro-history of a world event: intention, perception and imagination at the Exposition universelle de 1867
Volker Barth, Research Assistant, University of Cologne

On the boundaries and partial connections between amateurs and professionals
Morgan Meyer, Post-doctoral research associate, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield

Gender representation in the natural history galleries at the Manchester Museum
Rebecca Machin. Curatorial Assistant for Natural Environments, Manchester Museum

Book Reviews

Paul Basu and Sharon Macdonald (eds), Exhibition Experiment
Haidy Geismar

Arthur MacGregor, Curiosity and Enlightenment: Collectors and Collections from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth century
Sam Alberti

Richard Sandell, Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference
Andrew Newman

July 2008. Volume 6 no. 2

Special issue: Constructing Nature Behind the Glass, edited by Samuel J. M.M. Alberti and Christopher Whitehead
Constructing nature behind the glass
Dr Samuel J.M.M. Alberti, Lecturer and Research Fellow, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, Manchester University

Repair work: surfacing the geographies of dead animals
Merle Patchett, Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow; Kate Foster, Artist in Residence, Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow

The matter and meaning of museum taxidermy
Rachel Poliquin, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nature dissected, or dissection naturalized? The case of John Hunter's museum
Simon Chaplin, Director of Museums and Special Collections at The Royal College of Surgeons of England

From natural history to science: display and the transformation of American museums of science and nature
Karen A. Rader, Director of the Science, Technology, and Society Initiative and Associate Professor of history, Virginia Commonwealth University; Victoria E. M. Cain, Spencer Fellow at the University of Southern California.

Rethinking the value of biological specimens: laboratories, museums and the Barcoding of Life Initiative
Rebecca Ellis, Research Associate in the Sociology Department, Lancaster University

Book Reviews

Ken Arnold, Cabinets for the Curious: Looking Back at Early English Museums
Paula Findlen

Conal McCarthy, Exhibiting Maori: A History of Colonial Cultures of Display Curiosity and Enlightenment: Collectors and Collections from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth century
Julie Adams

November 2008. Volume 6 no. 3

Holocaust lists and the Memorial Museum
Dr Henri Lustiger Thaler, Professor of Cultural Sociology at Ramapo College in the USA

Not what we expected: the Jewish Museum Berlin in practice
Dr Peter Chametzky, Associate Professor of Art History and Interim Director School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, USA.

Crafting emotional comfort: interpreting the painful past at living history museums in the new economy
Amy M. Tyson, Public historian in Chicago, and Assistant Professor, Department of History, DePaul University

March 2009. Volume 7 no. 1

Museums as conflict zones: the Canadian War Museum and Bomber Command
Dr David Dean, Professor of History at Carleton University, Ottawa

Visual events and the friendly eye: modes of educating vision in new educational settings in Danish art galleries
Dr Helene Illeris, Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture, Danish School of Education, University of Aarhus and Professor of Art Education, Telemark University College, Norway

From changeling to citizen: learning disability and its representation in museums
Kathy Allday, Director of Archaeology, East Leeds History and Archaeology Society

Multiplying sites of sovereignty through Community and Constituent Services at the National Museum of the American Indian
Kylie Message

Book Reviews

Saloni Mathur, India by Design - Colonial History and Cultural Display
Deborah Swallow

Pieter ter Keurs (ed.), Colonial Collections Revisited
John McAleer

Rhiannon Mason, Museums, Nations, Identities: Wales and its National Museums
Peter Howard

July 2009. Volume 7 no. 2

‘Journey without maps’: unsettling curatorship in cross-cultural contexts
Lisa Chandler, Lecturer in Art and Design and Regional Engagement Co-ordinator, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Translations: experiments in dialogic representation of cultural diversity in three museum sound installations
Mary Hutchison, Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Humanities, Australian National University, Canberra;  Lea Collins, Sound Artist

Objects, subjects, bits and bytes: learning from the digital collections of the National Museums
Dr Siân Bayne, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, University of Edinburgh; Jen Ross, Researcher, National Museums Online Learning Project, University of Edinburgh; Zoe Williamson, Lecturer, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh

Review Article

Simon J. Knell, Suzanne MacLeod and Sheila Watson (eds),
Museum Revolutions: How Museums Change and are Changed
Kylie Message

November 2009. Volume 7 no. 3

Should we display the dead?
Samuel J.M.M. Alberti, University of Manchester, Centre for Museology and the Manchester Museum; Piotr Bienkowski, Professor of Archaeology and Museology and Deputy Director of the Manchester Museum; Malcolm J. Chapman, Head of Collections Development at the Manchester Museum, University of Manchester; Rose Drew, Bioarchaeologist undertaking doctoral research at the University of York

The Role of The Ecomuseo Dei Terrazzamenti E Della Vite, (Cortemilia, Italy) in Community Development
Donatella Murtas, Director of Ecomuseo dei Terrazzamenti e della Vite, Cortemilia;  Peter Davis, Professor of Museology, Newcastle University School of Arts and Cultures

Museopathy: Exploring the Healing Potential of Handling Museum Objects
Helen Chatterjee, Deputy Director of UCL Museums & Collections and a Senior Lecturer in Biology,University College London; Sonjel Vreeland, undertaking collections management work at the Baha’i World Centre in Haifa, Israel; Guy Noble, Arts Curator at UCL Hospitals and Chair of London Arts and Health Forum

Partner or Pariah? – Academic attitudes to history work by mill hands at Cooleemee, North Carolina
Tamasin Wedgwood, Researcher, North Carolina

Exhibition Review Article

The Power of presence: the ‘Cradle to Grave’ installation at the British Museum
Camilla Mordhorst, Head of Public Outreach, Museum of Copenhagen


Book Reviews

Lisanne Gibson and John Pendlebury (eds.), Valuing Historic Environments
Jo Besley

Hooper-Greenhill, E., Museums and Education: Purpose, Pedagogy, Performance
Paulette M. McManus

Dianne Sachko Macleod, Enchanted Lives, Enchanted Objects, American Women Collectors and the Making of Culture, 1800-1940
Kate Hill

Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden, Ruth B Phillips (eds), Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture
Ken Arnold

March 2010. Volume 8 no 1

The Case of the disappearing object: narratives and artefacts in homes and a museum exhibition from Pakistani heritage families in South Yorkshire
Kate Pahl and Andy Pollard

Objects of utility: cultural responses to industrial collections in municipal museums 1845-1914
Robert Snape, School of Health and Social Sciences, University of Bolton

Between histories and memories: Torgau’s Memorial Museum for Germany’s short twentieth century
Andrew H. Beattie, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of New South Wales

Book Reviews

Christiane Paul (ed.), New Media in the White Cube and Beyond
Christopher R. Marshall
Brian Graham and Peter Howard (eds), The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity
Elsa Peralta

Sharon Macdonald, Difficult Heritage: Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond
Dan Stone

July 2010. Volume 8 no 2

The V&A: empire to multiculturalism?
Ruth Adams, King’s College, London

Heritage, local communities and the safeguarding of ‘Spirit of Place’ in Taiwan
Peter Davis, Newcastle University, UK; Han-yin Huang, National Chiao-tung
University, Taiwan; Wan-chen Liu, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Instructions between the field and the lab: collecting blood for the ‘Serological Museum’ in the 1950s
Dr. Priska Gisler, Collegium Helveticum, Zurich

Review Article

The Empty gallery? Issues of subjects, objects and spaces.
Kevin Hetherington

Book Reviews

Janet Marstine (ed.), New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction.
Rhiannon Mason

John Potvin and Alla Myzelev (eds), Material Cultures, 1740-1920; The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting.
Julia Petrov

Nov 2010. Volume 8 no 3

Guest Editorial: museums and the bicentenary of the abolition of the British slave trade
Laurajane Smith, Australian National University, Geoffrey Cubitt, University of York, Emma Waterton, University of Western Sydney

Humiliated silence: multiculturalism, blame and the trope of ‘moving on’
Emma Waterton, Department of History, University of Western Sydney

Lines of resistance: evoking and configuring the theme of resistance in museum displays in Britain around the bicentenary of 1807
Geoffrey Cubitt, Department of History, University of York

Rethinking 1807: museums, knowledge and expertise
Ross Wilson, Dept of History, Vanburgh College, University of York

‘Community voices, curatorial choices’: community consultation for the 1807 exhibitions
Kalliopi Fouseki, Science Museum, London

‘Man’s inhumanity to man’ and other platitudes of avoidance and misrecognition: an analysis of visitor responses to exhibitions marking the 1807 bicentenary
Laurajane Smith, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University

Book Reviews

Pascal Blanchard, Nicolas Bancel, Gilles Boëtsch, Éric Deroo and Sandrine Lemaire (eds), Teresa Bridgeman (trans.), Human Zoos: Science and Spectacle in the Age of Colonial Empires
Thad Parsons

John M. Mackenzie, Museums and Empire: Natural history, human cultures and colonial identities
Shelley Ruth Butler

Joachim Baur, Die Musealisierung der Migration: Einwanderungsmuseen und die Inszenierung der multikulturellen
Robin Ostow

Gwyneira Isaac, Mediating Knowledges: Origins of a Zuni Tribal Museum
Jessica Zimmer

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