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Published the Conference's Final Program!

November 28th, 29th & 30th, 2017

"Aula Magna" of the Facultad de Geografía e Historia de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Invited Speakers

Georgios Alexopoulos

University College London

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Javier Arnaldo

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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Mieke Bal

University of Amsterdam

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José Manuel Cruz Valdovinos

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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Almudena Domínguez Arranz

Universidad de Zaragoza

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Nicole Gesché-Koning

Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles

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Matteo Mancini

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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Juan Carlos Rico

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

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Alice Semedo

Universidade do Porto

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Esme Ward

The Whitworth and Manchester Museum

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Sessions' Programme

The definite programme will be published at the beginning of September 2017, once the communication proposals are approved. The congress will be structured around the following thematic lines:

1. Art: Theory and History

What do we call Art? How should we study art works? Who defines and where lies the limit between what is Art or what is not? Why can we find certain objects in a museum but not others?

2. The Museum: Theory and History

What is a museum and what is it for? How should we approach a museum? What are a museum’s functions? What objects are admissible in a museum?

3. Museums for Society: Audiences, Education, and Identities

Who is a museum for? What do we think about museums at a personal level? What role do museums play in society? How does society condition the type and discourse of a museum?

4. The Innovative Museum in the Digital Era

Should museums adapt to 21st century’s media? What is the role of the museum in a society of information? Technology for museums, or museums for technology?

5. Singular Cases in Current Museology

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