Object Matters researchers in Museum & Place

Four members of the interdisciplinary research project Object Matters: Archaeology and Heritage in the 21st Century have contributed to the research anthology Museum & Place that was recently published by ICOFOM – ICOM’s international committee for museology. The volume called Museum & Place, edited by Kerstin Smeds (professor emeritus at Umeå University), and Ann Davis (professor emeritus at the University …

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