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Forthcoming Museum Studies Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 forthcoming new books in the subject of Museum Studies — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Future of Heritage as Climates Change

    Loss, Adaptation and Creativity

    Edited by David Harvey, Jim Perry

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Climate change is a critical issue for heritage studies. Sites, objects and ways of life all are coming under threat, requiring alternative management, or requiring specific climate change adaptation. Heritage is key to interpreting the societal significance of climate change; notions (and images)...

    To Be Published April 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    There has been and continues to be an enormous growth in museums and memorials world-wide after World War Two, particularly war museums, memorials, and those focusing on historic atrocity from slavery to disappeared peoples and genocide. This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Artists in the Archive

    Engaging with the Remains of Art and Performance

    By Nick Kaye

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Dignity of Heritage

    By Michael Rowlands, Beverley Butler

    The Dignity of Heritage makes a radical break with routinised accounts and definitions of cultural heritage and with the existing or ‘established’ canon of cultural heritage texts. Jacques Derrida’s rallying call to ‘restore heritage to dignity’ is taken as an alternative guiding metaphor by which...

    To Be Published November 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Museums in the Arabian Peninsula

    Globalisation and the Politics of Representation

    By Karen Exell

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Curating Art

    Edited by Janet Marstine, Ethan Lasser, Oscar Ho

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. National Galleries

    By Simon Knell

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    On the Uncritical ‘Other’ of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book addresses key debates about criticality in art by tracing the delimitations between folkloric and fine art production that have affected the modernist, postmodernist and contemporary eras in different ways. It looks at the tendency to equate highly valued art with the portrayal of an...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Critical Practice: Artists, Museums, Ethics is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries among art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to represent key developments in institutional critique as they impact museums. The book...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge