Ethnography

From the Dalai Lama’s tailoring to beekeeping in Kenya, British Museum saves world's dying skills

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme will be extended for seven more years with £8.8m grant from Arcadia fund

Quai Branly celebrates ten years with homage to Jacques Chirac

Controversial ethnographic museum was a grand project of the former French president

Booksnews

Horns offer plenty in the Middle Ages

An exhaustive survey of medieval elephant ivories raises the question of what is the best way to convey complex information, says Jane Jakeman

Duke Anton Ulrich of Brunswick: one of Europe's greatest collectors

His outstanding collection secured his legacy, says Joachim Whaley

Artnews

Coats of arms: a fashion must for the people of Shakespeare’s England

John Martin Robinson on the art of heraldry in the 16th century

Historian of Indian art named next Mellon Lecturer

Vidya Dehejia is the 65th speaker in the distinguished series

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