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The International Handbooks of Museum Studies

Editors: Sharon Macdonald and Helen Rees Leahy, Volume Editors: Andrea Witcomb, Kylie MessageConal McCarthyMichelle HenningAnnie E. CoombesRuth B. Phillips

TThe International Handbooks of Museum Studies his collection bring together original essays by a global team of experts to provide a state-of-the-art survey of the field of museum studies.

  • Creates an authoritative, multi-volume reference, offering unprecedented depth of coverage and breadth of scholarship in this interdisciplinary field   Accessibly structured into four thematic volumes exploring all aspects of museum theory, practice, media and controversies, and the impact of new technologies

  • Includes a treasure-trove of examples and original case studies to illuminate the various perspectives represented

  • Features original essays by an international team of contributors, including leading academics and practitioners, as well as up-and-coming names in the field

  • Provides an indispensable resource for the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society

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Call for Papers

Curator: The Museum Journal is soliciting manuscripts for a themed issue entitled "Ivory in the Museum: The Elephant in Our Room." For details on the special issue, including guest editors, instructions for submitting, and deadlines please click here.

Curator: The Museum Journal
Written by museum professionals for museum professionals, Curator: The Museum Journal provides a forum for exploration and debate of the latest issues, practices, and policies in museum administration, research, exhibition development, visitor studies, conservation, education, collection management and other subjects of current concern to the community.

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