Call for Papers: Museums as a place for knowledge production and organization
Symposium "Museums as a place for knowledge production and organization"
Open to: PhD students in humanities
Dates: June 6, 2017, University of Neuchâtel and Maison Borel Foundation,
Deadline: April 7, 2017
Every year since 2012, this Symposium is organized by the Institute for Art History and Museology of the University of Neuchâtel in collaboration with the Maison Borel Foundation. The 2017 edition is dedicated to Museums as a place for knowledge production and organization.
Questions that contributions might explore include (but are by no means limited to):
- Temporary exhibitions as places for knowledge production.
- Evolution of knowledge organization, production and spread on museums.
- The balance between pleasure and knowledge in museums.
- Differences and similarities between knowledge production and organization in Museums and in the Academy.
- Research promotion in the museum.
- The diversification of the profession: competition and complementation between curators and museologists.
- Knowledge production in a specific scientific field on universal museums.
- Coproduction of knowledge with the museum’s public.
- The curatorial turn, the figure of the museum’s curator as researcher, editor, director and producer of an exhibition.
Communications and discussions can take place in French and English. Contributions will be considered for publication. The call for papers is open to PhD students in humanities (museology, art history, history, archeology, ethnology,...).
Proposals should include: a title, an abstract (approx. 300 words) and a CV. They are to be sent jointly to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, before April 7 2017.
Organization: Fernanda Celis and Isaline Deléderray-Oguey with prof. Pierre Alain Mariaux, Institute of Art History and Museology, University of Neuchâtel.
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