4-6 July 2016
Held during the ICOM 2016 General Conference on Museums and Cultural Landscapes
INTERCOM and the Federation of International Human Rights Museums (FIHRM, ICOM Affiliated Organisation) are once again joining forces in 2016 to hold a meeting on current thinking in museum ethics under the overall ICOM conference theme of Museums and Cultural Landscapes.
The INTERCOM and FIHRM session will consider the political, social and economic landscapes of museums and the ethical challenges that thesInformatione might pose. We will look at current museum thinking in managing the external environment and consider international case studies concerned with ethical dilemmas such as sponsorship, illicit trafficking, migration, and human rights.
What are the implications for managing museums successfully? What obligation does the museum have to its governing body? And to the public? How can a museum code of ethics support museums to resolve some of these conflicts?