New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology

New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology

This book presents up-to-date information about museums and museology in present-day Asia, focusing on Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.Asian countries today have developed or are developing their own museology and museums, which are ...

Author: Naoko Sonoda

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811008863

Category: History

Page: 204

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This book presents up-to-date information about museums and museology in present-day Asia, focusing on Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.Asian countries today have developed or are developing their own museology and museums, which are not simple copies of European or North American models. This book provides readers with carefully chosen examples of museum activities—for example, exhibition and sharing information, database construction, access to and conservation of museum collections, relationships between museums and local communities, and international cooperation in the field of cultural heritage. Readers are expected to include museum professionals and museology students.Throughout the course of this book, the reader will understand that a museum is not only a place for collecting, representing, and preserving cultural heritage but also plays a fundamental role in community development. This book is highly recommended to readers who seek a worldwide vision of museum studies.The peer-reviewed chapters in this volume are written versions of the lectures delivered by selected speakers at the international symposium "New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology" held in February 2015 at the National Museum of Ethnology, Japan.
Categories: History

New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology

New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology

This book presents up-to-date information about museums and museology in present-day Asia, focusing on Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.Asian countries today have developed or are developing their own museology and museums, which are ...

Author: Naoko Sonoda

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811092753

Category: Social Science

Page: 204

View: 453

This book presents up-to-date information about museums and museology in present-day Asia, focusing on Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.Asian countries today have developed or are developing their own museology and museums, which are not simple copies of European or North American models. This book provides readers with carefully chosen examples of museum activities—for example, exhibition and sharing information, database construction, access to and conservation of museum collections, relationships between museums and local communities, and international cooperation in the field of cultural heritage. Readers are expected to include museum professionals and museology students.Throughout the course of this book, the reader will understand that a museum is not only a place for collecting, representing, and preserving cultural heritage but also plays a fundamental role in community development. This book is highly recommended to readers who seek a worldwide vision of museum studies.The peer-reviewed chapters in this volume are written versions of the lectures delivered by selected speakers at the international symposium "New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology" held in February 2015 at the National Museum of Ethnology, Japan.
Categories: Social Science

Myanmar

Myanmar

Nu Mra Zan 2016. 'Museums in Myanmar. Brief history and actual perspectives'. In Naoko Sonoda (ed.) New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology.

Author: Adam Simpson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429656484

Category: Social Science

Page: 274

View: 914

This book provides a sophisticated, yet accessible, overview of the key political, economic and social challenges facing contemporary Myanmar and explains the complex historical and ethnic dynamics that have shaped the country. With clear and incisive contributions from the world’s leading Myanmar scholars, this book assesses the policies and political reforms that have provoked contestation in Myanmar’s recent history and driven both economic and social change. In this context, questions of economic ownership and control and the distribution of natural resources are shown to be deeply informed by long-standing fractures among ethnic and civil-military relations. The chapters analyse the key issues that constrain or expedite societal development in Myanmar and place recent events of national and international significance in the context of its complex history and social relations. In doing so, the book demonstrates that ethnic and cultural diversity is at the core of Myanmar’s society and heavily influences all aspects of life in the country. Filling a gap in the market, this research textbook and primer will be of interest to upper undergraduates, postgraduates and scholars of Southeast Asian politics, economics and society and to journalists and professionals working within governments, companies and other organisations.
Categories: Social Science

Directory of Asian Museums

Directory of Asian Museums

Museums in South , Southeast and East Asia . Supplement 1974 to Survey ...
New Delhi , Icom Regional Agency in India , 1974 . 42 p . ... Museums and
museology : new horizons ( Essays in honour of Dr. Grace Morley on her 80th
birthday ) .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000132419627

Category: Museums

Page:

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Categories: Museums

Directory of Asian Museums 1985

Directory of Asian Museums 1985

Museums in South , Southeast and East Asia . Supplement 1974 to Survey ...
New Delhi , Icom Regional Agency in India , 1974 . 42 p . ... Museums and
museology : new horizons ( Essays in honour of Dr. Grace Morley on her 80th
birthday ) .

Author: Unesco-ICOM Documentation Centre

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015016640578

Category: Directories

Page: 295

View: 889

Categories: Directories

No Touching No Spitting No Praying

No Touching  No Spitting  No Praying

The Museum in South Asia Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh ... Museums and Museology: New Horizons [Essays in Honor of Dr. Grace Morley on her 80th Birthday], ...

Author: Saloni Mathur

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351556248

Category: Social Science

Page: 284

View: 401

This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in the present, as it reflects the fissured identities of the post-colonial period.
Categories: Social Science

Museums and Museology

Museums and Museology

New Horizons : Essays in Honour of Dr. Grace Morley on Her 80th Birthday
Grace Morley, Vinod P. Dwivedi, Gayatri ... to extend the benefits of consultations
and meetings as widely as possible , especially in the Asian museum community
.

Author: Grace Morley

Publisher: Delhi : Agam

ISBN: UOM:39015028196197

Category: Museum techniques

Page: 339

View: 842

Categories: Museum techniques

Women Architects in India

Women Architects in India

“Bio-Data,” and Kapila Vatsyayan (1980), “Dr. Grace Morley: Some Personal Glimpses,” Museums and Museology: New Horizons [Essays in Honor of Dr. Grace ...

Author: Mary N. Woods

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781134774227

Category: Architecture

Page: 222

View: 614

As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects designed everything from factories to museums in the post-independence period. The generations that followed are now responsible for metro systems, shopping malls, corporate headquarters, and IT campuses for a global India. But they also design schools, cultural centers, religious pilgrimage hotels, and wildlife sanctuaries. Pioneers in conserving historic buildings, these women also sustain and resurrect traditional crafts and materials, empower rural and marginalized communities, and create ecologically sustainable architectures for India. Today, although women make up a majority in India’s ever-increasing schools of architecture, it is still not easy for them, like their Western sisters, to find their place in the profession. Recounting the work and lives of Indian women as not only architects, but also builders and clients, opens a new window onto the complexities of feminism, modernism, and design practice in India and beyond. Set in the design centers of Mumbai and Delhi, this book is also one of the first histories of architectural education and practice in two very different cities that are now global centers. The diversity of practices represented here helps us to imagine other ways to create and build apart from "starchitecture." And how these women negotiate tradition and modernity at work and at home is crucial for understanding gender and modern architecture in a more global and less Eurocentric context. In a country where female emancipation was important for narratives of the independence movement and the new nation-state, feminism was, nonetheless, eschewed as divisive and damaging to the nationalist cause. Class, caste, tradition, and family restricted—but also created—opportunities for the very first women architects in India, just as they do now for the growing number of young women professionals today.
Categories: Architecture

The Art of Ancient India

The Art of Ancient India

Indian and Southeast Asian Stone Sculptures from the Avery Brundage ... Museums and Museology: New Horizons: Essays in Honour of Dr. Grace Morley on her ...

Author: Susan L. Huntington

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

ISBN: 9788120836174

Category: Art

Page: 786

View: 301

To scholars in the field, the need for an up-to-date overview of the art of South Asia has been apparent for decades. Although many regional and dynastic genres of Indic art are fairly well understood, the broad, overall representation of India's centuries of splendor has been lacking. The Art of Ancient India is the result of the author's aim to provide such a synthesis. Noted expert Sherman E. Lee has commented: –Not since Coomaraswamyês History of Indian and Indonesian Art (1927) has there been a survey of such completeness.” Indeed, this work restudies and reevaluates every frontier of ancient Indic art _ from its prehistoric roots up to the period of Muslim rule, from the Himalayan north to the tropical south, and from the earliest extant writing through the most modern scholarship on the subject. This dynamic survey-generously complemented with 775 illustrations, including 48 in full color and numerous architectural ground plans, and detailed maps and fine drawings, and further enhanced by its guide to Sanskrit, copious notes, extensive bibliography, and glossary of South Asian art terms-is the most comprehensive and most fully illustrated study of South Asian art available. The works and monuments included in this volume have been selected not only for their artistic merit but also in order to both provide general coverage and include transitional works that furnish the key to an all encompassing view of the art. An outstanding portrayal of ancient Indiaês highest intellectual and technical achievements, this volume is written for many audiences: scholars, for whom it provides an up-to-date background against which to examine their own areas of study; teachers and students of college level, for whom it supplies a complete summary of and a resource for their own deeper investigations into Indic art; and curious readers, for whom it gives a broad-based introduction to this fascinating area of world art.
Categories: Art

Museum Storage and Meaning

Museum Storage and Meaning

Blackburn, Anne M. 'Buddha-Relics in the Lives of South Asian Polities'. ... Museums and Museology: New Horizons (Essays in Honour of Dr. Grace Morley ...

Author: Mirjam Brusius

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351659420

Category: Art

Page: 300

View: 421

Beyond their often beautiful exhibition halls, many museums contain vast, hidden spaces in which objects may be stored, conserved, or processed. Museums can also include unseen archives, study rooms, and libraries which are inaccessible to the public. This collection of essays focuses on this domain, an area that has hitherto received little attention. Divided into four sections, the book critically examines the physical space of museum storage areas, the fluctuating historical fortunes of exhibits, the growing phenomenon of publicly visible storage, and the politics of objects deemed worthy of collection but unsuitable for display. In doing so, it explores issues including the relationship between storage and canonization, the politics of collecting, the use of museum storage as a form of censorship, the architectural character of storage space, and the economic and epistemic value of museum objects. Essay contributions come from a broad combination of museum directors, curators, archaeologists, historians, and other academics.
Categories: Art

Collecting and Museology

Collecting and Museology

... 127 New Horizons group, 125 new social technologies, 171 New York, 53, 56, ... Iran, Central Asia and Later South Asia, 16 Morgan Library and Museum, ...

Author: Andrea M. Gáldy

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527544680

Category: Art

Page: 220

View: 481

To celebrate the first ten years of the international forum Collecting and Display, as well as the launch of a dedicated series of publications “Collecting Histories”, in 2014, a conference dedicated to new directions in terms of collecting, display, visitor experience and the use of modern media in today’s museums was held at museums of the city of Memmingen in Bavaria. Speakers looked into whether and how the engagement with the history of collections, in their diverse permutations, has influenced and modified modern museology. This volume looks forward towards a future which oftentimes looks bleak due to funding cuts, lack of appreciation of cultural history and a sometimes dubious art trade in times of looting and vandalism. On the positive side, the future of museums and museology nonetheless offers exciting prospects as far as diverse possibilities of display, as well as museology courses taught at universities worldwide, are concerned; not to forget the rising visitor numbers at many of the great museums worldwide. Collecting and Display (www.collectinganddisplay.com) is an international forum founded by three scholars in 2004. The group has been running a research seminar at the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London since 2005 and in Florence from 2008 to 2012. The forum has organised international summer conferences in London, Ottobeuren, Florence, Irsee and Jerusalem since 2006.
Categories: Art

A Museum for the Nation

A Museum for the Nation

Publics and Politics at the National Museum of India Kristina Kate Phillips.
Crinson , Mark . ... In Confronting the Body : The Experience of Physicality in
Modern South Asia . Ed . Satadru ... Museums and Museology : New Horizons .
New Delhi ...

Author: Kristina Kate Phillips

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951P01008240B

Category: Art museums

Page: 768

View: 314

Categories: Art museums

Translation History and Arts

Translation  History and Arts

New Horizons in Asian Interdisciplinary Humanities Research JI Meng. education of staff and students, the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University was opened ...

Author: JI Meng

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443851176

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 221

View: 143

Translation, History and Arts: New Horizons in Asian Interdisciplinary Humanities Research is a collection of selected research papers originally presented at the Todai Forum in October 2011 in Lyon, France, under the auspices of the University of Tokyo, Japan. Papers selected for inclusion in this book stand at the frontier of interdisciplinary humanities research, and are concerned with translation and cross-cultural studies, social and art history, and comparative area studies. A central theme of the papers is the development of a new discursive narrative of local histories against the backdrop of world history. Through case studies of historical and modern socio-cultural events occurring in different regions and countries, this book strives to advance our understanding of the dynamic and complex interactions among distinct social and cultural systems in world history.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Ak ayan v

Ak   ayan  v

'Kapilavastu', Journal of the Asiastic Society, vol. xv, 1973. - “The Relics of
Sagrahawa - A ... 'Note on Two Images in the collection of S.K. Saraswati',
Museums and Museology : New Horizons (Delhi, 1980). 'A Miniature
Reproduction of the ...

Author: Gouriswar Bhattacharya

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015028458209

Category: India

Page: 409

View: 588

Categories: India

Conservation of Museum Objects

Conservation of Museum Objects

Author: D. T. Mukherjee

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015021614410

Category: Museum conservation methods

Page: 63

View: 127

Categories: Museum conservation methods

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

physically and symbolically represents the interests of corporate capital (and property development) in the center of the “new Berlin” (as political center) ...

Author: Sharon Macdonald

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444357943

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 671

A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines and theoretical stances, including anthropology, art history, history, literature, sociology, cultural studies, and museum studies Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, historical and representational perspectives Covers traditional subjects, such as space, display, buildings, objects and collecting, and more contemporary challenges such as visiting, commerce, community and experimental exhibition forms
Categories: Business & Economics

BEPI

BEPI

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015086915215

Category: English imprints

Page:

View: 700

Categories: English imprints

Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Handling of Museum Objects ' , Museums and Museology : New Horizons (
Essays in Honour of Dr. Grace Morley on her 80th ... Preservation of an Illustrated
Manuscript of Paper ' Conservation in the Tropics , Proceedings of the Asia
Pacific ...

Author: Kamal K. Jain

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015080717260

Category: Antiques

Page: 164

View: 660

Archaeologists and conservators have contributed their latest research papers to felicitate Sri A.S. Bisht who retired as Head of the conservation laboratory of the National Museum, New Delhi, and is one of the senior most archaeological chemists in the country. The methods of preservation explained would be very useful to professional archaeological chemists
Categories: Antiques