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Inside the Box: Egypt, mummies and scarabs


Podcast series Inside the Box - things and people in a globalized world. Part 1: Egypt, mummies and scarabs

What's hiding in the box? And how can it tell stories about our world?

In September 2019 a new live podcast will be launched by the Museum of World Culture and Centre for Critical Heritage Studies: Inside the Box - things and people in a globalized world. The series focus different issues concerning heritage - current discourses and research.

Inside the Box is produced by the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS) at the University of Gothenburg, the Museum of World Culture and Folkuniversitetet.

Inside the Box is a conversation series produced as a podcast. Hosting the series is the cultural writer Johanna Lundin who, together with researchers, writers, curators and artists, finds out what is inside the box.

The first podcast: Egypt, mummies and scarabs
September 5, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Surely Egypt, mummies and scarabs attract the imagination and create cinematic images in your mind? But what is it like to dig up human remains? We discuss the idea of the "Indiana Jones archeologist", ethics and reverence with Maria Nilsson, a Swedish archeologist and head of the Gebel el Silsila archaeological project, Monica Gustafsson from Västarvet and Heritage Academy (CCHS)who handles questions about human remains in museums, and Sofia Häggman, egyptologist and curator at the Museum of Mediterranean and Near East Antiquities.

The podcast will be available on Itunes and Spotify.
Location: Museum of World Culture, Södravägen 54, Gothenburg
Please notice that this event will be in Swedish.


Free entrance. Limited number of seats. No pre-registration.

Lecturer: Maria Nilsson, Monica Gustafsson, Sofia Häggman

Date: 9/5/2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Categories: Interdisciplinary

Organizer: CCHS, Världskulturmuseet och Folkuniversitetet

Location: Museum of World Culture, Södravägen 54, Gothenburg

Contact person: Jenny Högström Berntson

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