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dr. Wayne Modest

Professor of Material Culture and Critical Heritage Studies

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    Research

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Theories of material and visual culture;
    • Histories and theories of collecting and display with a focus on ethnographic museums;
    • Heritage and Memory (in the Caribbean and in postcolonial Europe);
    • Mobility, Migration, displacement; 
    • Diversity and Social Inclusion,
    • Slavery and Colonialism in the Caribbean
    • Race and racism
    • Questions of Care

    CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

    • Trans-Atlantic Platform - Social Innovation (T-AP -SI) Grant - Worlding Public Cultures: The Arts and Social Innovation. Together with Dr. Chiara de Cesari (UvA). Other partners include: Prof. Paul Goodwin (University of the Arts London; LPI), Prof. dr. Ming Tiampo (Carleton University), and Prof. dr. Monica Juneja (Heidelberg University).
    • Taking Care - Ethnographic and World Cultures Museums as Spaces of Care - A collaboratice project among ethnographic and world cultures museums across Europe. This project is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. Project Lead, Weltmuseum Wien.

    Teaching

    Current Courses:

    • Heritage and Public History (BA3 Research Seminar/Seminar)
    • Decolonising Europe: History, Memory, Redress

    Courses to which I contribute regularly [co-teach]

    • MA Curating Arts and Culture

    Past Courses

    • What Nations Remember: (Difficult) Heritage, Memory and Repair (BA 3)

    Ancillary activities

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    Ancillary activities

    • Committe Member : Ethnical Code for Museum, Dutch Museums Association
    • Member of the Board: Learned Society of the Royal Netherlands Institute for South East Asian and Caribbean Studies
    • Editorial Board Member: Small Axe - A Caribbean Journal of Criticism
    • Trustee Board Member - The James Henry Green Charitable Trust

    Academic qualification

    Cultural Studies, PhD, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, Mona Campus, Kingston - 6, Jamaica

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