Today’s Guest Post is by Robert R. Janes. Dr. Janes is an independent scholar and served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship from 2003 to 2014. Bob is the Founder and Co-chair of the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice
Routledge has kindly given us permission to share with you RETHINKING MUSEUM COLLECTIONS IN A TROUBLED WORLD, a chapter by Bob Janes from the book, Active Collections, edited by Elizabeth Wood, Rainey Tisdale, Trevor Jones © 2018 – Routledge. Once on Bob’s Page, please scroll down to “Download the Chapter.” You will need to provide your name & email address but no other fields are obligatory.
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Robert R. Janes is an independent scholar and served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship from 2003 to 2014. He is also a visiting research fellow at the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester (United Kingdom). He has worked in and around museums for over 40 years as an executive, consultant, editor, author, board member, archaeologist, instructor, volunteer, and philanthropist. Janes has devoted his career to championing museums as important social institutions that are capable of making a difference in the lives of individuals and heir communities. His latest book is Museums without Borders (2016) – a collection of nearly 40 years of his writing. He is also the founder and co-chair of the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice.