Journal of Material Culture, 13 2, pp 233-247. In: Austin, Thomas and de Jong, Wilma, eds. Revisiting Colonial Anthropology in West Africa Paul has a long-standing interest in the history of anthropology and colonialism in West Africa. Sharon Macdonald 2016 , Heritage Futures website. It will be of equal relevance to museum professionals and the audiences who participate in the museum experience. In: Macdonald, Sharon and Basu, Paul, eds. Paul continues to employ visual and audio methods in his research, and to experiment with exhibition techniques as a way of engaging diverse publics in the production of anthropological knowledge.
Search Tips Our search has the following Google-type functionality: + addition symbol If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results. Anthropology in Action, 17 2-3, pp 87-104. Series Title: Abstract: Exhibition Experiments is a lively collection that considers experiments with museological form that challenge our understanding of - and experience with - museums. At Sheffield, I was awarded a Personal Chair. Museumsexperimente im Humboldt Lab Dahlem. It opens up a whole new way of thinking about the potential of galleries and museums. Regina Römhild and Sharon Macdonald 2016, Traces Vol.
In real life I am usually trying to juggle doing both of these at once. Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World, London: Routledge, pp. After six years there, I then spent ten years in the Department of Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield, an experience that honed my thinking about identities, nations and material culture further, as well as making me more aware of the critical politics of difference; and from where I began research in Nuremberg, Germany. The majority of these historical collections now lay dormant and unseen. Sharon Macdonald 2013 , London: Routledge.
His regional specialization has subsequently been focused in West Africa, and particularly in Sierra Leone, where he continues to work on issues around landscape, memory and cultural heritage. Basu, Paul and Coleman, Simon, eds. Difference and Diversity in a Changing Germany, Oxford: Berghahn. They may make little difference. Sharon Macdonald 2016, , 39 1 : 4-19. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp 115-131. Legibility and Affect: Museums as New Media.
Anthropology in Action, 17 2-3, pp 1-7. Walking on a Story Board, Performing Shared Incompetence. Neil Cummings and Marysia Lewandowska. Paul Basu and Sharon Macdonald. Publications 2019 and in Press Jan-Jonathan Bock and Sharon Macdonald 2019 eds. Tal Adler and Sharon Macdonald, Affordances of Contentious Collections for Public Engagement. Museums are thoroughly implicated in these themes.
That interstice between Social Anthropology and Sociology is one of my favourite intellectual places, and York also has some top heritage researchers in other departments. Visual Anthropology and Exhibitions Paul originally trained and worked as a filmmaker, and has curated, designed and led various museum- and exhibition-based projects, including the recent Sowei Mask: Spirit of Sierra Leone display at the British Museum. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. Harald Fredheim, Sharon Macdonald and Jennie Morgan 2018. Instrumentalization of Culture and Cultural Heritage Paul has a broader research interest in how culture and cultural heritage is instrumentalized by international organisations, governments and civil society to serve a variety of social, political and economic objectives. Macdonald, Sharon 2007 : Introduction: Experiments in Exhibition, Ethnography, Art and Science.
It got me hooked on museums and since then I have gone on to look at various kinds of museums and to try to develop the methodological and theoretical approaches to museums through a series of publishing projects. He is particularly interesting in these interferences and the tensions and affordances they produce. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 30 April 2019. Journal of Material Culture, 9 1, pp 27-42. Paul Basu is Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex. This is the same as using the minus symbol. Sharon Macdonald and Paul Basu eds 2007 , New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
In the pilot video shoot, we began experimenting with how the photographs enable people today who have often very different connections with the areas in which Thomas worked to voice their own positions and responses to the anthropological archive. Explores examples of museum experimentalism in light of cutting-edge museum theory Draws on a range of global and topical examples, including museum experimentation, exhibitionary forms, the fate of conventional notions of? Basu, Paul and Modest, Wayne 2015. From Capital to Enthusiasm: an Exhibitionary Practice. Looking at the Gaelic revival took me into questions of how culture and identity are imagined and realised, as well as of nationalism and ethnonationalism. Edited by Clare Carolin and Cathy Haynes. Museum Affordances, University of Cambridge, 19-20 September 2018. From Exhibiting to Installing Ethnography: Experiments at the Museum of Anthropology of the University of Coimbra Portugal 1999-2005.
In: Longair, Sarah and McAleer, John, eds. A seminar with Laura Bear, Clare Carolin, Griselda Pollock andAnn-Sofi Sidén. They may turn out to be not troubling in the ways that were intended, or, indeed, not troubling at all. Webber, eds , , Oxford: Berghahn, pp. The close-up view not only shows complexity but also reveals assumptions that are rarely perceived by participants but also often overlooked by theory too.
My direct introduction into this area came from a different direction, however, This was a post-doc project in the Centre for Research into Innovation, Culture and Technology, at Brunel University, for which I conducted ethnographic fieldwork in the Science Museum, London. Experiments in Exhibition, Ethnography, Art and Science. Exposing Expo: exhibition entrepreneurship and experimental reflexivity in late modernity. Basu, Paul and Damodaran, Vinita 2015. Basu, Paul and Coleman, Simon 2010. Howard Morphy, Australian National University. Supervised by the late Edwin Ardener, whose own work had primarily been on West Africa, I looked at the revival of Gaelic language and culture, probing reflexively into questions such as how the very notion of culture is formed.