Reparative acts

Earth Matters in the Museum: Planetary Entanglements and Precarities is an RCMC workshop that will explore the possibilities of tracing, writing and imagining planetary histories and futures through ethnographic collections.

The Research Center for Material Culture together with the research platform Heterotropics organized the symposium Tropical Dissonance: Decolonizing knowledge through ethnographic archives. The symposium was organized by the research collective KUNCI Cultural Studies Center (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) as a concluding event of their residency project at the Tropenmuseum.

The RCMC organizes an annual program of events for scholars and the general public around five broad research themes: