Working Historians
Anna Leshchenko - Museologist and ICOFOM Board Member

Anna Leshchenko - Museologist and ICOFOM Board Member

July 26, 2018

Anna Leshchenko is a museum specialist and board member of the International Committee for Museology. In this episode we talk to Anna about her academic and professional background, her experiences with ICOFOM, and her determination to incorporate data analytics and other scientific principles into the study of museums.

This episode’s recommendations: GULAG History State Museum: http://www.gmig.ru/ Anna Leshchenko, “What does the Future of Museums Look Like?” Aksenov Family Foundation (2016): http://aksenovff.com/en/what-does-the-future-of-museums-look-like/ Museum of Ice Cream: https://www.museumoficecream.com/ Alfred W. Crosby’s passing: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/alfred-crosby-environmental-historian-of-columbian-exchange-dies-at-87/2018/04/05/d16963e2-38de-11e8-9c0a-85d477d9a226_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.f6128da46615

Rob Denning and James Fennessy can be reached at workinghistorians@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Deborah Ziska - Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University

Deborah Ziska - Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University

July 11, 2018

Deborah Ziska teaches for Johns Hopkins University, is a board member for the United States and Marketing and Public Relations Committees of the International Council of Museums and for the Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas for the Organization of American States, and is the former Chief of Communications for the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. In this episode, we discuss Deborah’s career and current museum projects she is involved with in Latin America.

This episode’s recommendations: ICOM website: http://www.icomus.org/ Favela Museum, Rio de Janeiro: https://www.museudefavela.org/ Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan: https://www.si.edu/Exhibitions/Turquoise-Mountain-Artists-Transforming-Afghanistan-5975 National Memorial for Peace and Justice: https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/ Assassin’s Creed Origins: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/arts/assassins-creed-origins-education.html

Rob Denning and James Fennessy can be reached at workinghistorians@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

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