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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 16
Replying to @Misabru
The end of my research stay on to look at German in . Found a new flashy named after a donor who funded the excavations. But also currently not open to the public&and tons of new questions that arise!
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 13
Replying to @Misabru
Really looking forward to meeting the new director of the Vorderasiatisches Museum Prof Barbara Helwing tomorrow who in an online statement says she will seek collaborations with Middle Eastern partners and immigrants from the region at eye level.
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 16
Replying to @Misabru
What to do if the archive you must see is closed to the public (reason gvn internal research project)? Write about & for . And look at another one. We must continue to contextualize objects.
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 16
Replying to @Misabru
And where does , et al stand in this debate? These 'innocent' either and the origins of their collections are deeply enmeshed with those of .
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 16
Replying to @Misabru
Are these (re)constructions avenues to elide more complex and unsolved histories in a unified (and yet still devided) , or a Berlin light version of glorified imperial past nostalgia as seen in the UK? Or both?
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 13
Some say it's 'too early' for and to embrace debates about and . Yet they too had their origins in the 19th century, and in some cases they are linked with colonial expansion. Visitors learn very little about this context.
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 16
Replying to @Misabru
The historiocity of the site of and already makes it complex enough. One layer of history is erased to recuperate another. What is Germany looking for with all these new references to 18th & 19th century Prussia today?
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 13
How to connect the Ancient with the Modern ? An important call by a colleague, and a discussion that many of us here are interested in, so join the conversation! Coincidently sending this from a research trip to in Berlin.
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 14
Hm, Michael Diers writes that James Simon suggested in 1930 to return Nofretete. Either way Diers is right to review and its eponym in the context of current debates on and the .
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 14
Just had coffee with Wendy Shaw at on pondering about yet more museum temples, neo-rationalism/classicism and 'that new Prussian castle' across the road. It's the future but it all feels a bit stuck in the past.
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 12
"Das ist nur der Anfang"! A timely reminder as I am going through the archives on and Pergamonmuseum. Why are of the discipline of archaeology not debated alongside those of ethnological collections?
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 14
Browsing the stunning documentation of the expedition on Berlin . Says a lot about , methods & archives if it's easier to identify excavated finds than the people digging.
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Luke Telling Aug 11
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Dr Mirjam Sarah Brusius Aug 13
Replying to @Misabru
"Weil das Land gerade so eine schwere und schmerzhafte Geschichte hinter sich hat, sind wir gefordert, Partner zu sein und auf Augenhöhe mit den Kolleginnen und Kollegen dort zu arbeiten." 4
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