Conference 2019

The Moral Museum: Understanding everyday ethics


Wednesday 17th April 2019

10:00 – 16:00

Sir Duncan Rice Library

University of Aberdeen





Our conference this year The Moral Museum: Understanding everyday ethics will explore museum ethics in the 21st century.








Repatriation: An Egyptian perspective

Abeer Eladany, Museums and Special Collections, University of Aberdeen


Nazi Looted Libraries and Restitution in the 21st century

Antonia Bartoli, The British Library


Ethics Committee, Alistair Brown, Museums Association



Museum Workforce


Panel discussion – Professional Wellbeing

Chaired by Tamsin Russell, Museums Association



People & Audiences


Pacific Encounters: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Sophie Richards, Royal Museums Greenwich


Irvine Harbourside Men’s Shed

Jamie Menzies, Scottish Maritime Museum


Not Another Outreach Project: A strategic approach to engaging with older people

Diana Morton, Open Museum





The conference will be held at the Sir Duncan Rice Library on Wednesday 17th April from 10:00 – 16:00.


The costs for places is £15 for members and £25 for non-members.


Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


Tickets are available here. 





If you would like to become a member and only pay £15 for your conference place, please click the following link for more information: http://bit.ly/SMFMembership


If you have any queries about the conference or the Scottish Museums Federation in general, please email scottishmuseumsfederation@gmail.com




We look forward to seeing you there!


SMF Committee