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Creating public awareness and understanding of Europe´ s migrations: history and heritage.

MeLa : European Museums in an age of migrations (Italy)

MeLa* European Museums in an age of migrations is a four-year Research Project funded by the European Commission (FP7), which aims to delineate new approaches for museums in relation with the conditions posed by the migrations of people, cultures, ideas, information and knowledge in the global world. It aims moreover to evaluatehow much these changes can interfere with the organization, communication strategies physical structures and the architecture of the exhibition places. Its main objectives are to advance knowledge in the field and to support museum communities, practitioners, experts and policymakers in developing new missions and forms of museums “an age ofmigrations”.

Consortium : Politecnico di Milano (Coordinator), Università degli studi Napoli “L’Orientale”, University of Glasgow, Newcastle University, Museum Nationel d’Historie Naturelle (Paris), Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, The Royal College of Art (London), Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona.

 

Website : http://www.mela-project.eu
Blog : http://www.mela-blog.net

 

Contact :
via Golgi 39
Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Progettazione dell’Architettura
block 34 / 2nd floor
20133 Milano
Italy

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