Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

TAKO Network for Collection Management and Contemporary Documenting in Finland presents a webinar on collecting COVID-19 focusing on Finland and Denmark with comparisons to Norway, Iceland and Sweden. The webinar is part of the project ‘Collecting with Care, Ethics in Museum Work’ by the International Council of Museums, International Committee for Collecting and International Committee on Ethical Dilemmas.
The webinar is chaired by MA/PhD Ulla Salmela, Director of Development in the Finnish Heritage Agency. The keynote speakers are MA Curator Maria Ollila from the National Museum of Finland and MA Archivist Bente Jensen from Aalborg City Archives in Denmark. They will shed a light on different aspects on collecting the pandemic in the Nordic Countries as well as ethical viewpoints. After the keynotes, there will be time for discussion and questions. Chat will be open during the webinar.
October 13 from 12:00-13:30 EEST

Previous Events

Our next roundtable as part of the solidarity project is presented by the National Museum of Australia in partnership with the International Council of Museums (ICOM), International Committee for Collecting and International Committee on Ethical Dilemmas, we will be talking about “Collecting with Care – Ethics in Museum Work” along with Craig Middleton, Dr Jenny Newell, Kirstie Ross, Dr Michelle Stevenson, Libby Stewart, and Dr Nikki Sullivan.

This event will be live-streamed on YouTube livestream on Friday 23 July 2021.

ICOM Solidarity Programme in Taiwan. 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 19:00-20:30.

In 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic is still seriously affecting cultural institutions around the world. Museums worldwide were forced to close, museum staff faced redundancies or had to adapt to new ways and methods of working. In order to record this extraordinary situation that the whole planet has experienced, museums have been working over the past year to collect and preserve the items, memories, and experiences of this global crisis. What are the impacts of the pandemic on museum professionals? How do museums use their collecting profession to deal with the ethical and practical issues during the challenging period of time? This webinar is Taiwan experience sharing of the ICOM Solidarity Programme. It’s organised by the Chinese Association of Museums (CAM), ICOM-COMCOL and ICOM- IC Ethics to discuss the challenges and professional ethics of collection under the epidemic and crisis.