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It has further been suggested that a key ethical principle guiding all exhibition work should be openness and honesty. Printed Journal of Insect Physiology.

The Ethical Crisis in Archaeology. Most codes of ethics urge museums to give appropriate consideration to represented groups or beliefs. An Introduction to Museum Archaeology. A point to consider is that museum exhibitions may raise visibility and spark interest in specific categories of objects. The impact of space on the construction of meaning, and the way not only objects, but whole cultures are perceived is a well-studied topic whose discussion exceeds the scope of this paper see, among others, Fleming ; McLeod ; Psarra ; Moser ; and Tzortzi Language Language is a powerful means of museum interpretation, not only because it conveys information, but mainly because it constructs knowledge about objects or themes on display.


In making such judgements museum personnel is constantly valuing one option over another. Or, do they generate confusing messages? There are also other reasons for using them in displays, such as to educate medical practitioners, to explain burial practices, to bring people into physical contact with a past people, and to encourage reflection DCMS Choose color black white green blue red orange yellow navi.

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Material from early Native American burials or Maori shrunken heads, for example, have become the subject of heated international debate concerning their removal from display and possible repatriation and reburial Simpson The Petrie Museum of Archaeology, for example, put Egyptian human remains on display behind a shroud that visitors lifted if they so wished Swain A New Way to Dispose of the Dead.

Yet, feelings and reactions change when it comes to displays of recent muziu, remains as the highly controversial Body Worlds exhibition 4 clearly attests.

Others place the focus of interpretation on stories that are usually left behind in object files. In this mzium they inevitably promote some truths at the expense of others. Moser, S and Mkzium, S eds.

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Another consideration is the choice of genre Ferguson et al. A way forward may be to sensitize the public on ethical issues related to the display of human remains, and share professional concerns with them. Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture.


Faculty of Humanities, Arts muzihm Heritage. The question of information inclusion is of even greater importance as by its very nature museum text is brief.

Yet, these are not the only ethical issues which exhibition developers are faced with. A basic factor is the size of exhibition spaces. The very notion of sacred is subject to change. FRIM pass application, renewal starts 3 January The first set of questions revolves around the need to provide content with context: Why, then, are we so sensitive about displaying recent corpses, and not so if the bodies are old enough or ancient? Decisions about exhibition content bring about a whole set of crucial questions which may be divided into two groups.

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Faculty of Psychology and Education. In multivocal exhibitions both museum staff and community consultants work towards accommodating multiple perspectives, and try to bring to the fore the multiple meanings attributed to objects and events by both scientists and community members. Imag in ing the Past: Classen, C and Howes, D Forbes Electronic Printed Electronic. London and New York: