Rebel Objects Adrift in Museum Collections by Kerstin Smeds

Professor Kerstin Smeds of Umeå University has started a new research project on the outcasts of the museum world; the unknown, the odd and the rebellious objects which do not fit easily into established classification systems. A presentation of her research and a glimpse of the many rebel objects adrift in museum collections can be found here: Objects Adrift  

Joint UiT research seminar Object Matters/Unruly Heritage, September 20th.

We are happy to announce that on Thursday September 20th there will be an open research seminar organized by the AHR-based research projects Object Matters: Archaeology and Heritage in the 21st century and Unruly Heritage: An Archaeology of the Anthropocene. The program starts at 9.00 in lecture room UB244 of the Culture and Social Sciences Library at UiT – The …