Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

History 2886F/G

FAKES, FRAUDS AND FAIRS: THE HISTORY OF MUSEUMS


This course examines the history of museums and exhibitions and their changing role in society across the globe from the ancient world to the 21st century. Themes include the rise of anthropology and natural sciences; looting; professionalization; colonialism; representation of the ‘other’; museums as political and cultural tools; and repatriation.

Extra Information: two lecture hours weekly.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i   CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: HISTORY

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