Ageliki Lefkaditou

website / Ageliki.Lefkaditou@tekniskmuseum.no / Postdoctoral Researcher/ Teknisk Museum

Putting History on Display

Confronted with all the limitations of my stiff training as a historian of science, I have become enchanted by the narratives taking shape at the intersection of academic research and museum work with texts, things, space, and people. In March 2018, we are opening the exhibition FOLK: From Racial Types to DNA Sequences at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology in Oslo. Every time I utter these words, my heart starts beating faster. For me, this is where the history of anthropology comes alive, where we can test its contemporary relevance, and where all could go wrong. Continue reading

Special Focus: Fields, Furrows, and Landmarks in the History of Anthropology

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