Invitation: Why and how do museums put the nation and the world on display?

The Hermitage Museum in Amsterdam organizes a panel discussion with (among others) Peggy Levitt and Susan Legêne about museums and their communities. The Round Table on Monday, September 28th 2015, 1h00 PM - 2h30 PM at Hermitage Amsterdam will be introduced by Paul Mosterd (Deputy Director Hermitage Amsterdam).


Peggy Levitt (Professor and Chair of Sociology at Wellesley College and Co-Director, Transnational Studies Initiative, Harvard University and author of Artifacts and allegiances: How museums put the nation and the world on display)

Susan Legêne (Professor of political history at Vrije University and editor of Sites, bodies and stories: Imagining Indonesian history)

Mirjam Shatanawi (Tropen Museum)

Paul Spies (Amsterdam Museum)

Katja Kwastek (Professor Art History of Modern Times at VU)

If you like to join the Round Table please RSVP before September 25th 2015 via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note that the Round Table will be in English and seats are limited.

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