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Annual Conference 11-16 October, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 ICOM NATHIST conference will be held from 11-16 October in Croatia, from kindly hosted by the Croatian Museums of Zagorje. The theme of the conference is The future of natural history museums: relevance, balance and innovation, which gives plenty of scope for philosophical debate, innovation and reflection. Our hosts: The Croatian Museums of Zagorje …

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Talk: Natural History Museum Materials as Cultural Assets

On the 13th of August 2013, Dr Osamu Kamei Head, CTR of the History of Japanese Industrial Technology National Museum of Nature and Science (formerly, The National Science Museum) gave a talk Natural History Museum Materials as Cultural Assets as part of the Annual General Meeting of ICOM NATHIST in Rio de Janeiro. The talk provided considerable personal insight into …

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2013 Conference in Rio de Janeiro

The 2013 Conference and Annual General Meeting of ICOM NATHIST was held as part of the 23rd Global Conference of the International Council of Museums, in Rio de Janeiro from 11 – 18 August. This year, we were able to celebrate a number of important achievements, including the adoption of the Code of Ethics for Natural History Museums. The text …