European Commission - 7th Framework Programme European Museums and Libraries in/of the age of migrations Thursday 20 November 2014


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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From the Blog

Unfolding the MeLa Critical Archive (22-23 November 2014 | Venice, Architecture Biennale 2014 | Padiglione Centrale, SalaF)

The MeLa Critical Archive has not been conceived as a mere repository of the research outcomes, but rather as a multipurpose tool. As a communicative project, it aims at representing the complexity...

Portraits of Cultural Relations in the “Diálogos Migrantes, Fotografies de Joan Tomás” (17 May to 23 July – Museu d’Historia de la Immigració de Catalunya, Sant Adrià de Besós, Barcelona )

As part of the program “Diálogues Migrants” promoted by the Mescladis Foundation, the exhibition is obviously closely related to the international relations of people who emigrate to the region of...

Heritage & Identity: What makes you who you are? (5 November 2014 – Newcastle University)

Dr Rhiannon Mason, Senior Lecturer in “Museum, Gallery, and Heritage Studies” at the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies of Newcastle University and one of the main... www.mela-blog.net

Documents

  • Francesca Lanz, Elena Montanari

    Books
    October 2014 Advancing Museums Practices: An Overview of Innovative Experiences in 21st Century European Museums Fd06 more
  • Victoria Walsh, Paul Goodwin, Pamela Sepulveda

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

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

    Books
    June 2014 Folding the Exhibition Fd04 more
  • Iain Chambers, Giulia Grechi, Mark Nash

    Books
    June 2014 The Ruined Archive Fd02 more
  • Research Field 03

    Document
    May 2014 Research Field 03 Final Brochure: Network of Museums, Libraries and Public Cultural Institutions Fd03 more
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