Thu, 27 Oct 2022, 16:00 (EDT)
UMBC, Baltimore (USA), 767 Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, 1000 Hilltop Cir., Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
A part of the annual Robert K. Webb Lecture
The Humanities Forum and the Department of History presents the annual Robert K. Webb Lecture, featuring Dan Hicks, who will speak on The Decade of Returns: Museum Curation after the “Universal Museum.”
As museums around the world begin to transfer ownership and make returns of looted African cultural heritage, what does this mean for museums in Europe and North America? In this talk, Dan Hicks takes stock of a century of African demands for returns, the gradual evolution of professional ethical curatorial practice, and the opportunities and risks that lie ahead.
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