2015. Photo: Alan Williams

Tenth International Conference on The Inclusive Museum

  • 2017 Special Focus: Diaspora, Integration and Museums
  • 15–17 September 2017
  • Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK

At a Glance...

3

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

205+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Tenth International Conference on The Inclusive Museum.

37

Countries represented.

Conference Chair and Co-Chair

Amareswar Galla

Amareswar Galla

Curator of Amaravathi Heritage Town, A.P. India

Nick Merriman

Nick Merriman

Director, The Manchester Museum, University of Manchester

Plenary Speakers

The Tenth International Conference on The Inclusive Museum featured plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Farida Shaheed

Farida Shaheed

Special Rapporteur, United Nations

Esme Ward

Esme Ward

Head of Learning and Engagement, Manchester Museum and the Whitworth, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

"Museums and Civic Imagination"

Derek Bryce

Derek Bryce

Researcher, Culture and Heritage Marketing, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

"Diaspora, Authenticity, and the Imagined Past: Museums, Archives, and Ancestral Tourism in Scotland"

Emerging Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Emerging Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students and emerging scholars who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for early career academics. The 2017 Emerging Scholar Awardees are listed below.

John Jay Boda

John Jay Boda

Florida State University, Florida, United States

Kahina Le Louvier

Kahina Le Louvier

Northumbria University, England, United Kingdom

Vu Tuan Nguyen

Vu Tuan Nguyen

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Mira Thurner

Mira Thurner

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Reena Dewan

Reena Dewan

ARTS ACRE - Museum of Bengal Modern Art, Kolkata, India

Jonathan Kelly

Jonathan Kelly

University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA

Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson

University of York, England, United Kingdom

Conference Partners

Virtual Presentations

​Virtual Posters

Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. Download the posters below.

​Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are 5-minute “flash” video presentations. Click the button below to view the videos on our YouTube channel.