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Art and material culture internship

Course
2010-2011

Admission requirements

None

Description

Under the guidance of the lecturer and in consultation with the curator for Southeast Asia the student selects a set of objects in the National Museum of Ethnology, describes these in the museum format and analyses them in their cultural context.

Course objectives

  • To get practical experience in a museum setting.

  • To gain insight into the history of museum collections and the role of objects as cultural heritage.

  • To deepen the knowledge of and insight into the art and material culture of Southeast Asia in its cultural context.

  • To improve academic writing skills.

Timetable

Mode of instruction

Internship

Assessment method

  • Object descriptions in a museum format

  • Paper (4000 words)

Blackboard

Reading list

In consultation with the lecturer.

Registration

Registration through uSis mandatory
Exchange and Study Abroad students, please consult the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply

Contact information

Dr. M.J. Klokke