University museums and collections in the vanguard of contemporary societal debates

28 februari 2020

Call for papers

The theme of the 2020 Universeum annual conference in Belgium will be :

University museums and collections in the vanguard of contemporary societal debates

This main theme echoed the debate on the definition of museum in ICOM community.  During the 2020 Universeum Annual Conference in Belgium, we would like to continue this debate and focus it specifically in relation to university museums (U-museums) and collections, questioning their role as actor of social and political change on one hand ; and how they deal with the challenges of their past on a second hand?

You will find the entire development of the theme and the sub-themes associated in the call for paper attached as well as the template of your abstract.

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We invite you to contribute to this collective reflexion and submit your abstract  to the following email address using the abstract template by Friday 28 February 2020

universeum2020@ulb.be

All abstracts will be reviewed by the programme committee.

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