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Prince Ali of Jordan and the transparent FIFA voting booth

In February 2016 candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan suggested that the best way to ensure the integrity of the FIFA presidential election to be held in Zürich later that month was to use transparent voting booths. Representatives of … Continue reading

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The Prince of Wales, the rhino leg waste-paper basket, and the Museums Association’s Disposal Toolkit

In February 2014, Charles, Prince of Wales launched a new campaign to tackle “the demand for and consumption of specific products from critically endangered wildlife”. Elephants and rhinos in particular were being killed for their tusks and their horns by … Continue reading

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Moving a Museum

Following the things on a museum decant project The museum’s entire collection is moving to a brand-new storage facility. Rehousing takes place at a variety of scales: new facility, new racks, new shelves, new trays. In a warehouse on the … Continue reading

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visiting and interpreting the cemetery-museum

Cemeteries classify, preserve and display things. Many cemeteries also have a strict collections policy: not just anyone is allowed in. Such cemeteries thus have a lot in common with museums. The Montparnasse cemetery in Paris contains many famous dead Parisians. … Continue reading

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