60th Annual Conference of the Estonian National Museum “Relevance” (5.-7.05.2020) CANCELLED
60th Annual Conference of the Estonian National Museum “Relevance” 5.-7.05.2020 in Tartu is getting closer. All of us in the Conference team are looking forward to meeting you!
The registration form and details can be found at the conference website: http://enmconferences.ee/relevance-2020/registration.
A good museum is one which I come out feeling better than when I went in (Kenneth Hudson)
60th Annual Conference
of the Estonian National Museum from 5.-7.05.2020 sets up sets up a discussion with this quote from Kenneth Hudson on the relevance
of museums in the context of museum audiences, approaching museums as means of
communication. A good museum is primarily one which provides good service to
its visitors, interpreting widely the usefulness of a museum for the community.
The number of excellent museums is increasing. Yet across the world, different
studies indicate that the numbers of cultural and arts audiences are dropping,
despite innovative approaches to cultural services and continuous
professionalisation of cultural organisations. Are cultural institutions still
Call for Papers: Museums 2030
With the call of papers we also announced our
intention to publish the conference papers in a form of an edited book or
special issue(s). If you are interested in contributing to the publication,
please submit an outline (of max 1000 words) of your article stating its focus,
key arguments and research basis by June 6.
You will be informed about a specified publication plan (publisher(s), timeline etc) within a month time. A preliminary deadline for submission of articles is beginning of January 2020. The contact and for the submissions use firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the practical information in conference and in Tallinn (transport, restaurant suggestions etc.), check:http://enmconferences.ee/conference-memory-and-museums-2019/venue-1/practical-information and http://enmconferences.ee/conference-memory-and-museums-2019/venue-1.
Conference programme and abstract book can be found in web here.
bird fee is prolonged until the end of the registration on 5.04. Registration at: http://enmconferences.ee/conference-memory-and-museums-2019/registration-1.
The information about conference hotels in Tallinn can be found here: http://enmconferences.ee/conference-memory-…/…/accommodation
See more and register: http://enmconferences.ee/conference-memory-a…/registration-1
The conference programme with the abstracts is
ICOM ICME 2018 conference will publish an edited
volume based on a selection of the papers presented at the conference.
ICOM ICME conference bus drives every morning and evening from hotels to the conference venue and back. Please check: http://enmconferences.ee/venue/icme-bus.
There has been a last minute change in ICOM
ICME programme. The keynote of prof Wayne Modest „Spaces of Care: Rethinking
the (Ethnographic) Museum in the Global“ will take place on Wednesday 10.10 and keynote by dr Pille Runnel „Searching for Cultural Participation in Museum Practice“
will be on Friday 12.10 morning at 9:30. More on programme.
Conference travels are supported by European Union European
Regional Development Fund and Enterprise Estonia.
Please check the link for PDF here http://enmconferences.ee/program
We are happy to announce that the ICOM ICME 2018 conference registration is now open!
ICOM ICME's 51st Annual Conference host Estonian
National Museum was awarded the Kenneth Hudson Award at EMYA 2018 in recognition
for having demonstrated the most unusual, daring and, perhaps, controversial
achievement that challenges common perceptions of the role of museum in the
society and carries forward the spirit of Kenneth Hudson.
ICOM ICME invites proposals for contributions to our 2018 annual
conference, "Re-imagining the Museum in the Global Contemporary.” We
invite you to join us in Estonia to reflect upon the complex context(s) in
which museums exist today, and to creatively examine the range of new and
future roles we might productively employ in our respective and interconnected