Sustainable Collection Management

What does sustainability mean in a museum context, and what can we do to manage collections in a sustainable perspective?

Statue of a man holding the Earth on his shoulders

Atlas, from Greek mythology. Photo: Aaron LoganCreative Commons-lisens CC BY 2.0.

The seminar will be held in a hybrid form and is open to all interested parties. You will receive a zoom link upon registration.

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Program

The talks will be 20 minutes + 10 minutes discussion

10:00–10:10
Introduction by Espen Uleberg, Acting Head of Department of Collection Management at the Museum of Cultural History.

10:10–10:40
What Does Sustainable Mean and How Can We Work Towards It Within the Museum Sector? by Caitlin Southwick, Director of KI Culture.

10:40–11:10
Social Sustainability and Cultural Heritage – A People-Centred Perspective by Pia Edqvist, Conservator at the Museum of Cultural History and Co-Director, Social Sustainability Ki Culture.

11:10–11:40
Beyond Lifetimes: Who do we Exclude When we Keep Things for the Future? by Jane Henderson, Professor of Conservation at Cardiff University.
 
11:40
Break for lunch

12:10–12:40
Alkali Activated Materials, a Sustainable Alternative for Cultural Heritage Conservation by Maria Cristina Caggiani, Assistant Professor at the University of Catania, and Lavinia de Ferri, Associate Professor at the Museum of Cultural History.

12:40–13:10
FAIR Data in Collection Management at the Museum of Cultural History by George Alexis Pantos, Head Engineer, and Espen Uleberg, Acting Head of Department of Collection Management, both from the Museum of Cultural History.

Summary of today's lectures. Thank you for attending.

Published May 11, 2022 2:02 PM - Last modified May 12, 2022 8:57 AM