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The MeLa* Project

MeLa* European Museums in an age of migrations is a four year long research project funded by the European Commission under the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities Program (FP7th). MeLa* is an interdisciplinary programme which reflects on the new museums role with the aim to define new strategies for contemporary museums in a context characterized by a continuous migration of people and ideas.

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MeLa* Books

The MeLa editorial activity promotes the widespread use of the advancement of knowledge produced by the Project. Special policies have been agreed by the Consortium Partners in order to guarantee a high open access level to all the research products and, in particular, to the series of open access digital publications which report the main findings ensued from the activities developed by the different MeLa Research Fields. All the books are readable and downloadable from the "Documents" section of the website.

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Research Fields

From the Blog

“Gli Italiani dell’altrove” Symposium

Twelve Historical Linguistic Minorities—or not Italian-speaking cultures—, are officially acknowledged to live in Italy. They have been variously located and integrated in the national territory,...

Young Mediterranean Citizens workshop: Questionnaire

During periods of complexity, it is vital to develop close-knit ties between Mediterranean youth and to encourage initiative-taking through concrete action. From May 20th to May 22nd 2015, an annual...

The Young Scenographers Contest: Ceremony and exhibition opening

[[Show as slideshow]] One of the initiatives organised by EMEE project is the international and interdisciplinary design competition titled The Young Scenographers Contest, whose motto was “One...


  • Francesca Lanz, Elena Montanari

    October 2014 Advancing Museum Practices Fd06 more
  • Victoria Walsh, Paul Goodwin, Pamela Sepulveda (eds.)

    June 2014 Transfigurations: Curatorial and Artistic Research in an Age of Migrations Fd04 more
  • Luca Basso Peressut, Cristina F. Colombo, Gennaro Postiglione

    October 2014 Museum Multiplicities: Field Actions and Research by Design Fd05 more
  • MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

    June 2014 Folding the Exhibition Fd04 more
  • Research Field 04

    July 2014 Research Field 04 Final Brochure: Curatorial and Artistic Research Fd04 more
  • Iain Chambers, Giulia Grechi, Mark Nash

    June 2014 The Ruined Archive Fd02 more
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