The colloquium is an initiative of the Ghent University Museums, a collaboration of six museums, the botanical garden and the archive of Ghent University. This colloquium fits within the framework of the U4 collaboration (http://www.u4network.eu) of curators and museum directors of the museums at the Universities of Ghent, Groningen, Göttingen and Uppsala.
Most universities have rich and diverse collections originating from educational and/or research activities. We would like to bring together experts and researchers with experience in the field of art and (university) museum policy to share their expertise and ideas on four topics related to academic heritage and its role in 21st century.
Additional information on the International Colloquium can be found on the following webpage: http://www.sciencemuseum.ugent.be/colloquium/index.html
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