UMAC 2017

Global issues in university museums and collections: Global objects, Global ideas and ideologies, and Global people. Bridging Theory and Practices
University of Helsinki and University of Jyväskylä, Finland

5-8 September 2017

120 registered participants

Conference Chair: Panu Nykänen

LOC Manager: Katariina Pehkonen

Opening address by UMAC President

Program and Conference website

17th Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report, Auditor’s Report and Minutes

Group photo UMAC 2017, University of Helsinki (Timo Huvilinna, University of Helsinki).

UMAC 2016

University Museums, Collections and Cultural Landscapes
Milan, Italy (24th ICOM General Conference)
3-9 July, 2016

Sub-theme UMAC: University museums, collections and cultural landscapes

Conference Chair: Sofia Talas

Program

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

  UMAC 2015

Rethinking University Museums: Bridging Theory and Practice
University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
11-14 May, 2015

Program

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2014

Squaring the Circle? Research, Museums, Public (joint conference with ICOM-CECA)
Library of Alexandria, Egypt
9-14 October, 2014

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2013

Museums (Memory + Creativity = Social Change)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (23rd ICOM General Conference)
10-17 August, 2013

Call for Papers

Annual General Meeting:

Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2012

Encountering Limits: The University Museum
National University of Singapore Museum
10-12 October 2012

Conference website

Program

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2011

University Museums and Collections | University History and Identity

National Museum of Natural History and Science, University of Lisbon
21-25 September 2011

Conference Chair: Marta C. Lourenço

Program

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

Group photo UMAC 2011, Lisbon.

UMAC 2010

Museums for Social Harmony

Shanghai, China (22nd ICOM General Conference) (Joint Conference with ICOM-CIPEG)
7-12 November 2010

Sub-theme UMAC: University Museums and Collections as Recorders of Cultural and Natural Communities Worldwide

Program

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

 UMAC 2009

Putting University Collections to Work in Teaching and Research
University of California, Berkeley, USA

7-13 September 2009

Call for Papers

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2008

University Museums and the Community
University of Manchester, UK

16-20 September 2008

Conference Chair: Nick Merriman

Program

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

Group photo, UMAC 2008, Manchester

UMAC 2007

Museums and Universal Heritage
Vienna, Austria (21st ICOM General Conference)

19-24 August 2007

Papers and posters presented

Sub theme UMAC: Universities in Transition – Responsibilities for Heritage

Conference Chair: Monika Knofler

Annual General Meeting:
Agenda, Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2006

New Roads for University Museums
UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

25-29 September 2006

Conference Chair: Graciela de la Torre

Papers and posters presented •  Conclusions

Annual General Meeting:
Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

Group photo UMAC 2006, Mexico (c) Julio Antonio Contreras Juliàn.

UMAC 2005

Communicating University Museums: Awareness and Action, University Museums Today

Gustavianum, Uppsala University, Sweden

25 September-1 October 2005

Papers and posters presented

Conference Chair: Ing-Marie Munktell

Book of Abstracts

Annual General Meeting:

Annual Report  and Minutes

Proceedings

UMAC 2004

Museums and Intangible Heritage

Seoul, Korea (20th ICOM General Conference)

2-8 October 2004

Papers and posters presented

Sub theme UMAC: Traditional Culture and Intangible Heritage in University Museums

Annual General Meeting:
Annual Report

Proceedings

UMAC 2003

Engaging the Community

Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, USA

21-26 September 2003

Papers and posters presented

Conference Chair: Peter B. Tirrell

Annual General Meeting:
Annual Report and Minutes

Proceedings

Group photo, UMAC 2003, Oklahoma.

UMAC 2002

Exposing and Exploiting the Distinct Character of University Museums and Collections

Sydney & Canberra, Australia

29 September-3 October 2002

Papers & posters presented

Conference Chair: Peter Stanbury

Annual General Meeting:
Annual Report

Proceedings

UMAC 2001 (Founding Conference)

Managing Change: Museums facing Economic and Social Challenges

Barcelona, Spain (19th ICOM General Conference)

2-4 July 2001

Program • Selected papers online

Sub theme UMAC: Intensifying Support for and Increasing Audiences in University Museums and Collections

Local Contact: Francesc Uribe

Annual General Meeting:
UMAC Constitution

Proceedings

Group photo UMAC 2001, Barcelona (James M. Edmonson).