Second International scientific meeting of the MuCEM

On 5-7 December 2013, the second International scientific meeting of the Museum of civilizations from Europe and the Mediterranean will be host in the new museum site in Marseille.

This second edition will focus on the following theme: “Exhibition or inhibition: the museum in the modern world”.

This conference will try to define the specific role of museums in the creation and transmission of knowledge about our present societies, including the inherent risks, responsibilities and inquiries regarding the present and the future.

Three problematic will lead the debate, namely: Forever contemporary? ; Finding the right distance; Which role for the museum: witness, actor, activist?

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