Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace

Initiatives of a Women’s Museum in the Perpetrating State: Remembering Japan’s Military Sexual Slavery Mina Watanabe, Secretary General of WAM, Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM), http://www.wam-peace.org/en/  SUMMARY Focusing on Sexual Violence during War Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM) is a small museum established in Tokyo, focusing on the history… Continue reading Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace

Museum Frauenkultur Regional-International

Displaying Dialogue Discovering Commonalities in Apparent Differences and Changing the Perspective on the Self and the Other Gaby Franger, Curator,  Museum Frauenkultur Regional-International, Furth,  Bavaria, Germany,  http://www.frauenindereinenwelt.de/ SUMMARY The Museum “Women’s Culture Regional – International” offers a space for dialogue and to discuss controversies, both local and global, both related to the past and the… Continue reading Museum Frauenkultur Regional-International

Hoşgeldiniz // Welcome

Kadın Müzelerinde Kapsayıcılık – Inclusion in Women´s Museums    “Kadın Müzesi: Toplumsal Bellek Merkezi ve Kapsayıcı Mekan” Blog’una hoş geldiniz. Bu Blog´da kapsayıcılık prensibini farklı konseptlerle yaşama  geçiren kadın müzeleri konusunda haberler ve  bilgiler ile birlikte kesişimsellik konusunda literatür de bulacaksınız. Kesişimsellik  teorisi; toplumlardaki  çeşitliği kavramamıza yardımcı olur, farklı kadınlık deneyimlerini görmemize yardım eder, kapsayıcılığa… Continue reading Hoşgeldiniz // Welcome

Interview with Merete Ipsen, Director, Women’s Museum in Denmark

Merete Ipsen is the Co-founder of the Women’s Museum in Denmark and since 1984 full-time employed at the growing museum. Before that educated as psychologist and employed as a scientist at the University in Aarhus. Over the years held a number of positions of trust of which the most important are chairman of the Danish… Continue reading Interview with Merete Ipsen, Director, Women’s Museum in Denmark