The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, the Afrika Museum in Berg en Dal and Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden, the Netherlands are museums about people. Together they form the Nationaal Museum voor Wereldculturen (NMVW).
We are looking for a research conservator to join an interdisciplinary team to take part in a ground-breaking investigation of a key aspect of Pacific culture.
The three-year research project, Situating Pacific Barkcloth Production in Time and Place, is being funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the National Museum of Natural History, The Smithsonian Institution.
The official website for the PAA XII International Symposium, March 14-17th 2016, Tamaki Makaurau Auckland is now live. For all information in relation to the Symposium and participation details, please see the link below.
The Institute of American Cultures, in conjunction with the Asian American Studies Center, invites applications for support of research on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders for 2014-2015.*DEADLINE:* Applications must be received no later than
The National Museum of Ethnology calls for proposals for the Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. The Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant provides financial support to young scientific talent and wants to boost ethnographic research done on our collections. Students of the Master of Museum Studies at Leiden University and Research Associates affiliated to the National Museum of Ethnology, can apply for a Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. There are six grants in total: two of € 500, two of € 1,000 and two of € 1,500. For more information see: RMV Steven Engelsman Grant http://volkenkunde.nl/en/node/770>
Reporting to the Director of University Museums, the Senior Curator of Collections is responsible for, but not limited to, the study, care, use, interpretation, scholarship, publication, and management of the Picker Art Gallery's collection in its current facility, in anticipation of an envisioned Center for Art and Culture (CAC), designed by architect David Adjaye and to be located in downtown Hamilton, New York.
The most recent issue of the Journal of Museum Studies, published by theCollege of Liberal Studies at the University of Oklahoma includes a book review of Oceania at the Tropenmuseum. It can be found at the following website: http://www.ou.edu/cls/jms/current_issue.html