The ICME Newsletter is released ever quarter, and keeps members up to date on the activities of the committee and committee members. We are keen to encourage contributions from as many readers as possible, and are always looking for reflections, conference reports, exhibition reviews, project presentations, specific questions you wish to raise, literature tips, invitations to cooperation or other anything else you think might be relevant. If you are interested in contributing to the newsletter please send an e-mail to our editor. We look forward to hearing from you!

Jeremy Sylvester, Newsletter editor

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ICME NEWS 2020/19


Welcome to our new look News! After some time working on the News in a variety of formats, we’ve decided that handing the layout over to a professional would help our News look up to date: fresh, focused, and contemporary, for a fresh, focused, and contemporary ICME. Let us know what you think – we think it looks amazing, and we hope it will make it more fun and worthwhile for you to read. Alongside the new look, we’re working on developing a regular structure for the News, with regular features and sections to keep you up to date with what is going on in the world of Museum Ethnography. Please contribute: the News is what you make it, after all.



Newsletter 85 – August 2018 (pdf)

Newsletter 84 – April 2018 (pdf)

ICME News 89 / Contents

1. Opening Words

2. Committee Announcements

3. Exhibitions and Conferences: Announcements and Reviews

4. Articles
“Not so easy”: Observations from a “Country of Origin” on the Restitution Debate in Namibia, Werner Hillebrecht
Taking Care: Ethnographic and World Cultures Musseums as Spaces of Care, Tina Palaić
The new MEG in General, Boris Wastiau

5. Words from the Editor

7. Contact the News

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