STUDY DAYS 15 - 16 DECEMBER 2022
MUSEUMS AND DECOLONIALITY
Practices for a critical and polyphonic dialogue
about the past and the future
What is the role of museums and cultural heritage in building new narratives capable of recognizing diversity and fostering intercultural dialogue? How can museums resonate their identity and their collections with voices and gazes that come from the margins, encouraging reflection starting from marginalized and under-represented identities?
How can museums, particularly those that conserve and exhibit European collections, participate with an original contribution to the decolonization practices experimented in recent years by museums of colonial origin?
A seminar to discuss and discuss, starting from the experience gained from the Amir project hospitality museums inclusion relationship, on the very nature of the museum once an emblem of Western culture and today a possible place for communities undergoing transformation.
There is the possibility to follow the speeches in streaming | Simultaneous translation in Italian and English will be provided in the afternoon of 15 December.
15 and 16 December 2022
10.00 am - h. 12.30
The study days begin with some guided tours led by Amir mediators, followed by a round table facilitated by an expert
2.00 pm - h. 18.00
- Fiesole, Civic and Archaeological Museum | "Hold me if I flee and take me back to my master..."
- Florence, Itinerary in the city | "Blackheads from Lisbon" or stories of Africans in Renaissance Florence
- Fiesole, Bandini Museum | Mystery and beauty: Christian art through the eyes of Islam
- Florence, Palazzo Vecchio Museum | Horizons: new perspectives on the building
- Florence, Itinerary in the city | Colonial Florence
Where is it:
- Fiesole, Civic and Archaeological Museum
- Florence, Itineraries in the city
- Fiesole, Bandini Museum
- Florence, Palazzo Vecchio Museum
University of Florence | SAGAS Department, Via G. Capponi 9
MUSEUMS AND DECOLONIALITY | Practices for a critical and polyphonic dialogue on the past and the future, edited byClare Damiani,philosopher and cultural planner edEmmanuel Rossi, anthropologist is realized thanks to the contribution ofMinistry of Culture, Tuscany Region, CR Firenze Foundationunder the patronage ofICOM - International Council of Museumsand of Stimbdea, Italian Society for Museography and demo-ethno-anthropological heritage.