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Preservation Project

Preservation Project

From the start, preservation of the shared heritage has been high on the ASEMUS agenda. In 2003, an international workshop on the exchange of approaches to preservation and presentation was jointly organised by the Department of Museums and Antiquities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of […]  Read More

Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe

Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe

This travelling exhibition is about how people in Asian and European countries have visualised themselves and each other from earliest times up to the present. Its purpose is to promote better mutual understanding among peoples by exposing stereotypes which Asians and Europeans have had and still have about each other and about themselves. The challenge […]  Read More

Exchanging Cultural Information on Islands west of Sumatra

Exchanging Cultural Information on Islands west of Sumatra

Since the mid-19th century, mainly European researchers and collectors have gathered materials and documentation about the island of Sumatra. This project aimed to synthesise the available information on objects, photos and archive materials in European museums and make them easily available for the island populations and for the people in Indonesia and Asia. Objective Exchange […]  Read More

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