Volume 15, 2017

March 2017. Volume 15, No 1

(Scroll down or click this link for July 2017. Volume 15, No 2)

The job that no one wants to do? Museum educators’ articulations about guided tours
Cecilia Rodéhn

Interpreting social issues: Museum theatre’s potential for critical engagement
Niki Nikonanou, Foteini Venieri

Beyond folding and gathering: museums attending to the new materiality
Kylie Budge

‘A space of negotiation’: Visitor Generated Content and Ethics at Tate
Jenny Kidd, Rosie Cardiff

National Identity, International Visitors: Narration and Translation of the Taipei 228 Memorial Museum
Chia-Li Chen Min-Hsiu Liao

We are… we are everything’: the politics of recognition and misrecognition at immigration museums
Laurajane Smith*

Understanding the Exhibitionary Characteristics of Popular Music Museums.
Charles Fairchild*

Uncharted territory: Visitor books of Indian museums. The Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum in Bhopal – a case study
Ina Ross


July 2017. Volume 15, No 2

O [Queer] Pioneers! Narrating Queer Lives in Virtual Museums
Joshua Adair

Opening Spaces of Resistance in the Corporatized Cultural Institution: Liberate Tate and the Art Not Oil Coalition
Emma Mahony

Practice Makes ‘Museum People’
Inkeri Hakamies

Gendered Representations of Apartheid: The Women’s Jail Museum at Constitution Hill
Stephanie Bonnes, Janet Jacobs

“I ♥ Skagens Museum”: Patterns of Interaction in the Institutional Facebook Communication of Museums
Ditte Laursen, Christian Hviid Mortensen, Anne Rørbæk Olesen, Kim Christian Schrøder

‘I think I know a little bit about that anyway, so it’s okay’: Museum visitor strategies for disengaging with confronting mental health material
Lachlan Dudley

‘The house’ as a framing device for public engagement in STEM museums
Louise Whiteley, Anette Stenslund, Ken Arnold, Thomas Söderqvist

Objects as identity markers – Ways of mediating the past in a South Sámi and Norse borderland
Grete Swensen

Book Reviews

Resistant visitors and the development of empathy

Rose, Julia. Interpreting Difficult History at Museums and Historic Sites. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, paperback £23.95, hardback £49.95, pp. xvi+215.
Gokcigdem, Elif M. Fostering Empathy Through Museums. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, paperback £29.95, hardback £65, pp. xxxii+296.
Amy K. Levin

Elizabeth Hallam, Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed, London: Reaktion Books, 2016, hardback £35.00, pp. viii+444
Margaret Werry

Brian Noble, Articulating Dinosaurs: A Political Anthropology, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016, paperback £26.95, pp. xiii+491
Richard Fallon

Wolfram Kaiser, Stefan Krankenhagen and Kerstin Poehls, Exhibiting Europe in Museums. Transnational Networks, Collections, Narratives and Representations, New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016 [hardback 2014], paperback £24.00, pp. viii+238.
Johannes Zechner

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