Tagged: Fall 2015

Crisistunity: Re-imagining Historic Sites at the National Trust

Global Heritage at Risk University of Michigan Museum Studies Program Fall 2015 Lecture Series Speaker: Katherine Malone-France, Vice President for Historic Sites, National Trust for Historic Preservation Terrorism. Looting. Financial crisis. Political factionalism. Unregulated development. Neglect. The news is full of ongoing threats to...

Translating the Museum: Multicultural Accessibility at the National Museum of Japanese History

Esther Ladkau (PhD, History) The National Museum of Japanese History (known as Rekihaku), founded in 1983, is the only national history museum in Japan with government sponsorship.  Its purpose is to represent the whole of the Japanese archipelago’s history and folk cultures.  Since its...

To Amphipolis and Back Again: Crisis Management, Heritage Politics and Grassroots Activism as “New Heritage” in Greece

Global Heritage at Risk University of Michigan Museum Studies Program Fall 2015 Lecture Series Speaker: Despina Margomenou, Lecturer, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the U-M Department of Classical Studies Terrorism. Looting. Financial crisis. Political factionalism. Unregulated development. Neglect. The news...

Cultural Heritage in Sites and Museums in India: Challenges and Opportunities

Global Heritage at Risk University of Michigan Museum Studies Program Fall 2015 Lecture Series Speaker: Shraddha Bhatawadekar, Nehru-Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow, Center for South Asian Studies and Museum Studies Program, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the U-M Center for South Asian Studies...