Anthropologists & Museums –The French Connection
Jean-Loup Amselle, Director of dâ€™Etudes aâ€™ lâ€™Ecole des Haute Etudes en Science Sociales | Bruno Suzzarelli, President of Museâ€™e des civilisations de lâ€™Europe et de la Mediterranee | Sharaad Kuttan , BFM89.9
For much of modern history the work of anthropologists and the stuff of museums was a natural fit. Displays of human evolution, society and culture presented in neat, order narratives in text, dioramas and artifacts encased on glass vitrines. But for decades now that relationship has been interrogated and refigured, changing both the study of people and cultures and well as its presentation to the public. We explore.
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