Guidance notes on ethical approaches in museum ethnography

These guidance notes from the Museum Ethnographers Group aim to inform the conduct of workers in museums who have responsibility for ethnographic collections, to create an awareness of areas of concern particular (although not exclusive) to ethnographic material.

These guidelines are not only for museum ethnographers but will also be helpful to those with general or particular responsibility for such collections, such as museum trustees, collection managers, conservators, registrars, stores managers, education officers, designers and marketing staff. They are intended to encourage good practice in project planning, policy development and responding to specific situations, rather than being prescriptive

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Date created: 2016

Author: Antonia Lovelace; Emma Martin

Publisher: Museum Ethnographers Group