Catherine Smith

Collaborative research and Māori textiles

March 2018. Collaborative research and Māori textiles: bringing knowledge back to source communities. Blog post by guest author Dr. Catherine Smith, invited by the Museum of Ethnography/National Museums of World Culture in Stockholm/Sweden.

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Hodan Warsame

The World Museum

February 5, 2018. Blog article by guest author Hodan Warsame, invited by the Research Center for Material Culture (NL).

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Erna Lilje

Pacific Presences: Current research into Oceanic art and European museums

September 2017. In this blog entry, Erna Lilje presents the cross-disciplinary approach of the project Pacific Presences. She describes how in this project ethnographic museums re-imagine what they do and for whom.(read more)


Rajkamal Kahlon

Anthropology, Refugees and Terrorism

The following text is a written excerpt from Rajkamal Kahlon’s lecture, Staying with Trouble, From Ethnographic Museums to Terrorist Bodies, which she gave at the Kunsthistorisches Museum on February 11, 2016 in Vienna. The lecture was part of her SWICH residency in January and February 2016 at Weltmuseum Wien.(read more)


Tina Palaić and Marko Frelih

Ignacij Knoblehar – Catholic Missionary: the first African collection in Ljubljana

Blog post by Tina Palaić and Marko Frelih, PhD from Slovene Ethnographic museum about the missionary Ignacij Knoblehar.(read more)