European Commission - 7th Framework Programme European Museums and Libraries in/of the age of migrations Thursday 26 November 2015

The MeLa* Project

The Research Project MeLa* - European Museums in an age of migrations was funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (March 2011 - February 2015) to investigate the role of museums in the contemporary context.

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MeLa* Books

The main outcomes of the MeLa* Project are illustrated in the MeLa* Book Series, a in-progress collection of open-access digital publications.

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MeLa* Critical Archive

The MeLa* Critical Archive is a online multipurpose tool aimed at assembling, critically organising and sharing the main investigations and results produced within the different MeLa Research Fields. The contents of the Critical Archive can be explored through the main interface, exploiting the metaphor of a sky map to offer an open and unstructured navigation, or they can be browsed through an index version, organising the resources according to thematic or analytic categories.

Research Fields

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Ignacio Evangelista’s “After Schengen” at Stiftung Mercator, Berlin

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100 portraits of exile, the search for identity of Armenian refugees

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, as part of the Mediterranean area, a political border and a landing place, historically experienced immigration. History, culture, place names and the economy...

The strategic role of Cultural Heritage for Europe: CHCfE Project final reports

CHCfE was launched in 2013 with an ambitious goal: to collect and analyse existing and accessible evidence-based research and case studies regarding the economic, social, cultural, and environmental...


  • Research Field 06

    March 2015 MeLa Final Brochure: European Museums in an age of migrations Fd06 more
  • Research Field 05

    March 2015 MeLa RF05 Final Brochure: Exhibition Design, Technology of Representation and Experimental Actions Fd05 more
  • Christopher Whitehead, Katherine Lloyd, Susannah Eckersley, Rhiannon Mason

    March 2015 Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe Fd01 more
  • Perla Innocenti

    March 2015 Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage Fd03 more
  • 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
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