The Museum am Rothenbaum (formerly Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg), one of the premier ethnographic museums in Germany, is in the course of a major repositioning and decolonization process that includes a renovation of the museum building, the new conceptualization of the permanent display and a reconfiguration of the program. Funded within the framework of a major grant awarded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation) for the repositioning of ethnographic museums, the fellowship is designed for international emerging scholars, preferably originating in and/or
Created at the initiative of Anthony JP Meyer, with the technical and moral support of the Friends of the Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac Museum, the Société des Océanistes, and the Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac, the Anthony JP Meyer Scholarship supports research on the Oceanic collections in museums in mainland France and in overseas departments, territories and communities.
The Pacific in Europe, Europe and the Pacific Linden-Museum Stuttgart | 26–28 April 2018
The annual PAA-E meeting entitled “The Pacific in Europe, Europe and the Pacific” will be held at the Linden-Museum Stuttgart, State Museum of Ethnology, from 26 until 28 April 2018 to coincide with the exhibition Hawai‘i – Royal Islands in the Pacific (14 October 2017 – 13 May 2018).
Nicolas Garnier, keeper for the Pacific collections, is pleased to announce the availability of a position of Curator for the Pacific Collection (with a preference for a specialization on Polynesian collections) at the Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac.
We invite applicants with a strong background in anthropology or art history and with a significant professional experience in international museums.
Knowledge of Pacific vernacular languages is welcome.
The Association TAPA has the pleasure to invite you to the Tapa Event in Paris, 12-17 September 2017, during the Parcours du Monde.
The annual PAA-E meeting entitled “Previous Possessions, New Obligations”: The Ongoing Responsibilities of Ethnographic Museums, will be held at the Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève (MEG) from 21 until 23 November 2017 to coincide with the exhibition L’effet boomerang. Les arts aborigènes d’Australie – The Boomerang Effect.
MASSIM MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTRE
Free lecture series and inaugural talk
Free for all, all welcome
The CAA is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Annual Conference which will be held February 21-24 in Los Angeles. A great opportunity for a big PAA turn out!
The Performing Arts – Making the Invisible Visible Apia, Samoa 27 November-1December 2017
Adrienne Kaeppler has suggested that one (key) role that art plays in Pacific societies is to make the invisible visible. In particular, the performing arts have developed over the millennia as integral aspects of ritual, political and economic exchanges, and in some cases entertainment.