International Conference and World Café: "Whose Heritage? Museums and their collections"

Von Samstag, 12.03.2016 bis Samstag, 12.03.2016

Whose Heritage? Museums and their collections

International Conference and World Café


Floorplan World Café

09.15 – 13.00 Department of Art History, Bonn Universitiy

The morning session has been set up as an informal “World Café” to address pertinent topics such as transnationalism, transculturalism, shared heritage, intellectual property, “Deutungshoheit”, semantics, restitution, museological concepts and categorisations and the management of meaning in art and culture. The protagonists and participants of the morning are:

Khadija von Zinnenburg Carrol, Oxford Paula Michalk, University Freiburg Friedrich von Bose, Stadtmuseum Stuttgart Gavin Irwin, Drysone Chambers, London

Larissa Förster, Morphomata Kolleg, Cologne

Christoph Balzar, FLOORPLAN, Berlin Kristina Engels, FLOORPLAN, Cologne Samia Ouladzahra, FLOORPLAN, Cologne

Marie-Christin Gerwens-Voß, FLOORPLAN, Bonn Kathrin Michel, FLOORPLAN, Cologne

Jana Baumann, FLOORPLAN, Frankfurt Janine Huge, FLOORPLAN, Bonn


Conference ‘Whose Heritage?’

14.00 – 18.30 Bonn University Main Building, Auditorium IX

Main Building, Hörsaal IX, 1st Floor

14.30h Introduction 1st ‚Round’

14:45h Anna Schmid (museum of cultures, Basle) 14:55h Ciraj Rassool (University of Western Cape) 15:10h Samir El Azhar (University of Casablanca)

15:20-16:00h First Discussion on Podium and with the Public 16:00 Tea & Coffee break


2nd ‚Round’

16:15h Kitty Zijlmans (University of Leiden) 16.25h Horst Bredekamp (Humboldt Forum, Berlin) 16:35h Jean de Loisy (Palais de Tokyo, Paris)

16:45-17:30h Second Discussion on Podium and with the Public 18:30/18:45h End


We are looking forward to see you in Bonn.


Bonn University, Department of Art History/ Main Building, Auditorium IX
Regina-Pacis-Weg 1
53113 Bonn