Book review | The tale of a magnificent boat with a violent colonial history
This account of the theft of a South Seas cultural treasure by German colonists in the late 1800s reveals a series of atrocities
'Humboldt Forum must have a clear policy that only objects of proper provenance can be used'
The question of restitution as well as a new order of north-south relations should be top of the agenda, says George Abungu an international adviser to the project
Germany to create central digital platform for museum objects acquired in colonial context
Measures agreed by government and states include a set of common standards for digital registers
Aztec headdress will not travel to British Museum show
Fragile treasure, “Moctezuma’s Crown”, is subject of restitution claims
Ethnographica or art?
Some European and American museums have bought work by Aboriginal artists but there is no broad base of collectors outside Australia for such paintings and no consensus that this work qualifies as “art”
French support cultural diversity with $3 million going to new Hanoi museum
President of France inaugurates huge new ethnological museum