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July 2018

UK University Museums Group Conference

3 July 2018
Cambridge University

The annual conference of the UK University Museums Group takes place at the University of Cambridge on 3 July. It is a single-day event, including visits to both the (newly renovated) Zoology Museum and Kettle's Yard (the famous modern and contemporary art space) at the University. Theme: 'Foreign exchange?' Read more here. Registrations here.

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UMG Conference 2018 – Foreign Exchange?

3 July 2018
Museum of Zoology, Cambridge University

2018 Conference of the University Museums Group, UK Foreign exchange? University museums and international engagement University museum collections originate from many countries. Over decades and in some cases centuries, they were created and curated through scientific fieldwork and collecting that ranged worldwide. In the present, those interested in studying collections and in borrowing art works and specimens for analysis and exhibition represent, like our students, many nations. International engagement is anything but foreign to us. Read more.

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September 2018

Junctions – University collections and their networks

13 September 2018 - 15 September 2018

© Thomas Hartmann/JGU 10th German Conference of University Collections 7th Annual Meeting of the German Society for University Collections Mainz University, Germany During the 18th century university collections developed as "central meeting places" (Dominik Collet) and until now they don’t build enclosed rooms but are gathering around people as well as objects and furthermore have the function of a "contact zone" (James Clifford). Throughout the complex ways of their provenance, their changing uses and their connections to different protagonists they represent…

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Congreso Sudamericano de Museos Universitarios

13 September 2018 - 14 September 2018
Centro Cultural R. R. Rojas


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6th UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific

26 September 2018 - 27 September 2018
Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

For over 100 years the UIA has been working to promote and facilitate the work of international associations. The UIA Associations Round Table is an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice: meet representatives of other international associations and share experience and knowledge gain practical skills and tools to help you do your work better This year the Round Table Asia-Pacific will take place Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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October 2018

P-MUS Workshop

8 October 2018
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

The P-MUS consortium -- UMAC, ICTOP, AAMG and Universeum - will organise a Project Workshop at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 8 October 2018. Eco Station, UFMG, Belo Horizonte. The Workshop will have two parts. The first part will be restricted to P-MUS project members. The second part will not only be public but also broadcasted live. It will include a keynote address by Tereza Scheiner (Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Unirio)…

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V Forum Brasileiro de Museus Universitários

9 October 2018 - 11 October 2018
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

ICOFOM Annual Symposium in Tehran, October 15-19, 2018

15 October 2018 - 19 October 2018

UMAC Board member Fatemeh Ahmadi announces the ICOFOM 41st Annual Symposium on the theme “Museology and the Sacred.” This symposium will take place in Tehran, Iran, from 15th to 19th October 2018 (Iranian calendar : 22-27 Mehr 1397). Please look at this site for more information:

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November 2018

I Encontro das Coleções Didáticas e Científicas da UFOPA

1 November 2018
Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará

As coleções da Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará (UFOPA), em Santarém na Amazônia Brasileira, são representativas da diversidade arqueológica, histórica e natural do Baixo Amazonas, tornando-se referências internacionais. De forma à trazer a discussão sobre a relação universidade e coleções e seus mecanismos de proteção, UFOPA, Rede Brasileira de Coleções e Museus Universitários e Comitê Internacional para Coleções e Museus Universitários - Conselho Internacional de Museus, promovem este I Encontro. Programação: -Apresentação do histórico, importância, conjuntura e possibilidades das…

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8 November 2018 - 11 November 2018
ITAIPU Binacional y el MUSEO de ITAIPU – Tierra Guaraní

Call for papers and more information: Segunda circular  

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