The Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) was set up for research, education and training in cultural heritage, with a particular focus on museums, art galleries and historic houses, and their collections.

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Recent Submissions

  • Definir los museos del siglo XXI : experiencias plurales 

    Brulon Soares, Bruno; Brown, Karen; Nazor, Olga; University of St Andrews. School of Art History; University of St Andrews. Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (ICOFOM, 2018-06-09) - Book
    This publication brings together a selection of papers presented in the three symposiums organized by ICOFOM under the general theme Defining the Museum of the 21st century, with Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda – UNDAV, ...
  • Stillness and temporality in the poetry of Louis MacNeice 

    Brown, Karen Elizabeth (2017) - Journal article
    This essay brings into focus letters and poems by Louis MacNeice (1907-63) that engage with the museum as a place of silence, stillness, and refuge. From memories of the British Museum formed in his youth to encounters ...
  • Paradigm or predator? Eco- and community museums in Scotland and Costa Rica 

    Brown, Karen Elizabeth (2017) - Journal article
    Recent decades have seen a rise in scholarship on the tourist imagination relating to the western gaze towards other cultures. In this essay, my theoretical standpoint is located in a nexus between museum studies, tourism ...

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