The first Open Access volume of Museum Worlds has published!

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The first Open Access issue of Museum Worlds has published!


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Volume 8



Conal McCarthy


I. Special Section: Voices out of the Dark? Contemporary Museum-Like Practices and Culturalized Politics


Paula Mota Santos and Hugo DeBlock


Cannabis Culture on Display: Deviant Heritage Comes Out of the Shadows

Rachel F. Giraudo


Plantation Memories, Labor Identities, and the Celebration of Heritage: The Case of Hawaii’s Plantation Village

Cristiana Bastos


Bringing Slavery into the Light in Postcolonial Portugal: The rhetoric and poetics of a slavery exhibition

Paula Mota Santos


The Politics of Indigeneity and Heritage: Indonesian Mortuary Materials and Museums

Kathleen M. Adams


Objects as Archives of a Disrupted Past: The Lengnangulong Sacred Stone from Vanuatu in France, Revisited

Hugo DeBlock


Afterword: The Work of Culture, Heritage, and Musealized Spaces in “Unprecedented Times”

Christina Kreps


II. Research in Other Forms: Reports, Articles, Conversations, etc.

Museums in the Pandemic: A Survey of Responses on the Current Crisis

Joanna Cobley, David Gaimster, Stephanie So, Ken Gorbey, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Bruno Brulon Soares, Nuala Morse, Laura Osorio Sunnucks, María de las Mercedes Martínez Milantchí, Alberto Serrano, Erica Lehrer, Shelley Ruth Butler, Nicky Levell, Anthony Shelton, Da (Linda) Kong, and Mingyuan Jiang


Art Gallery Education in New Zealand during COVID-19: The Emergence of a Community of Practice

Esther Helen McNaughton


The Misrepresentation of Hong Kongness: The Revamped Hong Kong Museum of Art

Vennes Cheng


Interruptions: Challenges and Innovations in Exhibition-Making: The Second World Museologies Workshop, National Museum of Ethnology (MINPAKU), Osaka, December 2019

Laura Osorio Sunnucks, Nicola Levell, Anthony Shelton, Motoi Suzuki, Gwyneira Isaac, and Diana E. Marsh


Hinemihi o te Ao Tawhito: How a Māori Meeting House in England cultivated relationships and understanding

Michael Upchurch


Decolonization and Restitution: Moving Towards a More Holistic and Relational Approach: Report on the Panel on Ethnographic Museums and Indigenous People, ICOM Kyoto, September 2019

Michèle Rivet


III. Exhibitions

Online Exhibitions during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sheila K. Hoffman


Exhibition Reviews

Sara Selwood and Lillia McEnaney


IV. Books

Book Review Essay

Paulette Wallace


Book Reviews

Greagh Smith, Conal McCarthy, Bronwyn Labrum, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Jill Haley, Jun Wei, and Safua Akeli Amaama


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