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When objects are put on public display some of the values associated with them are opted for over others and this often leads to heated debates among the various parties involved museums, curators, citizens, indigenous peoples, governments or nations, jurnwl, art dealers and so on; cf.

The basic means in mounting an exhibition are objects or themes, words, pictures and all the relevant constructions that are used in order to support the exhibition story as already discussed. Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture.

It is important to remember that exhibitions communicate values, and that these values are often competing or contested. Faced with the issue that fresh sage could cause conservation problems, museum conservators placed freeze-dried sage with mhzium objects, thereby meeting both conservation and mzuium beliefs AAMD Collaborative exhibitions usually follow two models, which Phillips The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation. The definition does not include hair and nails.

Reconstructions are depictions of some aspects of the world and our activities in it, be it natural sciences, archaeology, ethnography or history.

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For the museum this may mean increased social responsiveness, muziumm curatorial power through collaboration with interested parties, interrogating customary routines, and instigating dialogue cf. FRIM is one of the few institutions in the world that has expertise and facilities covering all aspects of tropical forestry research and development in the above fields.

Blu Inc Media Sdn Bhd. How clear is it to visitors to the large universal museums such as the British Museum, the MET or the Pergamum Museum that considerable numbers of their exhibits are the product of plunder or illicit activities? Space may also be used in order to demarcate and distinguish between different cultural groups Sandell Problems relating to the display of sacred objects are varied, 8 but it seems that one of the main concerns is that in some indigenous cultures special ceremonies should be conducted or offerings made for sacred objects.


Another justification is that nobody today makes claims for the ownership and possible return of such remains.

Human remains 1 Putting human remains on display has traditionally been seen as having considerable educational potential for the visiting public, let alone their scientific interest Alberti et al. Springer Electronic Printed Electronic Ambio: Walterwhere rich bibliography takes the argument a step further by examining whether plastination could be accepted as a means of disposing of the body.

Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. Increasingly, however, museum staff are recognising and showing sensitivity to indigenous views, and the museum community is urged to realize that sacred objects are of even greater value to indigenous cultures than they are to museum professionals.


Moreover, exhibitions organised in consultation or collaboration with the communities represented is now a reality in many museums, especially in North America and Australia. The ethical responsibilities facing exhibition organizers muizum obvious, and yet often overlooked.

A Companion to Museum Studies. Yet, while laws control human activities and define methods of compliance, ethics define standards of integrity and competence beyond that required by law Edson ; Consider the following questions: U Electronic Printed Electronic. Labuan Faculty of International Finance. It is the way in which all the above elements are combined and enhanced by the use of space, colour and light that creates a context for the display Swain American Cinematographer Electronic Printed Electronic.

A further question is: Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation. The very notion of sacred is subject to change. Some museums apply tribal cultural practices to their collections care. This usually involves a visible statement by the exhibition curators that the content presented represents their own thoughts and beliefs, and that it is as accurate and true as current state-of-the-art knowledge of the subject allows.


Forbes Electronic Printed Electronic. In this way they inevitably promote some truths at the expense of others. In this paper I will argue that adherence to particular codes of ethics or sets of ethical principles may be constructive only if coupled with a revised reflexivity on the role of museums in the contemporary world, a desire for openness, and a heightened sensitivity to the different cultural values of the groups represented in museums.

Faculty of Science and Natural Resources. International Association of Food Protection. Defining sacred objects is not an easy task. Furthermore, sacred objects in museum collections are removed from their original context and it is very difficult to associate them with sacred meanings.

Chelius Stark, J Loot, Legitimacy, and Ownership. On the contrary, first-person reference and the use of active voice convey a more personal, first-hand-experience style. Stone, P and Molyneaux, L eds. In recent decades there has been a growing concern in addressing ethical issues in museums as museum workers have developed cultural sensitivity and social responsiveness to a degree unseen before. Despite increasing criticism and many instances of bad practice involving prestigious museums, many curators and directors especially in large universal institutions still believe that museums should acquire antiquities even if they are unexcavated or have incomplete provenance.

Remains of the Day. Firstly, exhibitions are to a large extent about objects, and museum objects are by nature imbued with different values. Media Chinese International Limited. A basic factor is the size of exhibition spaces. Even when they make claims to scientific objectivity and precision, exhibitions inevitably reflect the beliefs, assumptions and ethical values of the persons making the decisions. And so on and so forth.

Borneo Marine Research Institute. Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language.

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