Provenienzforscher Ndzodo Awono mit einer Leopardenfigur aus Kamerun, Foto: Übersee-Museum, Volker Beinhorn

Guidelines for the Care of Collections from Colonial Contexts



The guidelines offer you a practical aid for caring for collections from colonial contexts as well as for collaboration with societies of origin. You can use them as a basis for developing principles tailored to your own museum work. The guidelines provide you with essential information on the subject of „Colonialism and Museums“ from various fields, including the perspectives of international experts from different societies of origin.

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The E-reader complements and supplements the guidelines for the Care of Collections from Colonial Contexts. Drawing on examples from museum practice, policy guidelines and legal provisions, it examines the different facets of work with collections from colonial contexts, in Germany and internationally.

The Guidelines are available in German and French.
The E-reader is available in German, English and French.


Note: Orders up to 10 copies are free of charge. From the 11 copy we charge 0,80 € (net) per item.