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Discomforting Objects – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Investigating & Exhibiting Contested Pasts

Matariki partners are now invited to apply for the 2018 Tübingen-Durham Summer School “Discomforting Objects – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Investigating & Exhibiting Contested Pasts”, which will take place at Tübingen University 17-24 September 2018. This international Postgraduate Summer School aims to enhance research on the dynamics of discomforting pasts and narratives and the difficulties of putting discomforting objects on display, at the same time as emphasising the role of objects as key players in the materialisation of contested heritage.

The event seeks to bring together Masters and PhD students, academic faculty, Postdocs and museum professionals. There are 10 funded places available for international applicants, (travel costs and out-of-pocket expenses must be covered by participants). Please use the links below to access more information and the application form. The deadline is 18th May 2018 and applicants will be notified of the outcome by mid-June.

Please direct any informal enquiries about this event to [email protected].

Matariki 2018_Application Discomforting Heritage

Matariki 2018_Call for Participation