Past projects

Assessing Collaborative, Community Based Museum Practice and Changing Cultures of Citizenship at the National Museum of the American Indian

Kyle Message Australian Research Council Discovery Project 0984602, 2009-2012 Museums are increasingly expected to contribute to an expanded concept of citizenship that addresses the conditions and...

Collecting Institutions: Cultural Diversity and the Making of Citizenship in Australia Since the 1970s

Andrea Witcomb (Deakin University), Kylie Message, Ian G. McShane, Simon J. Knell, Arne B Amundsen Australian Research Council Discovery Project DP120100594, 2012- This project will develop the...

‘Sounds of Liberty’

Paul Pickering and Catherine Bowan (musicologist, ANU School of Music). Australian Research Council Discovery Project This project studies the of role music in political culture; radical pageantry...

Engaging Objects: Indigenous communities, museum collections and the representation of Indigenous histories

Professor Howard Morphy, Dr Lissant Bolton (British Museum), Dr John Carty, Dr Maria Nugent, Dr Ian Coates and Dr Michael Pickering (National Museum of Australia). Australian Research Council Linkage...

Alive with the Dreaming! Songlines of the Western Desert ARC Linkage Project

Howard Morphy (Primary investigator), Diana James (Senior Research Associate & Project Coordinator) Project ID: LP110200742 see web sites: sevensisterssongline.com/ and ippha.songlines-western-...

The value of Aboriginal cultural heritage – cultural production and regional economies in Eastern Arnhem Land and the Western Desert

Howard Morphy and David Throsby (Macquarie University) (Primary investigators), Marianne Riphagen (research fellow), Katya Petetskaya (Macquarie University) (Senior research assistant) ARC Discovery...

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