Okay, it’s been only six days since my last blog post, but recent developments warrant a short note here. Yesterday, I had a long conversation with my professor. Right now I am not writing any of my essays – yet, but I am reading. Books, journals, websites etc. As my professor put it, I am […]
One of the advantages of being a PhD student is that I get to learn about new contexts between “exhibition” and “display”. Just like my professor, who visited a classic car race and discovered a lot of interesting relationships between a car show and a museum. Case in the point is my weekend stroll with […]
Over the last 3-4 months I am reading more and more books related to trends in modern museology. I am now expanding my horizon to include books on collecting. To that end I had a short conversation with one a library staff member, who pointed out the online help. Earlier on, I had some complaints […]
More than 100 museums come together each year in May in the beautiful garden of the Hungarian National Museum in Budapest to celebrate the Festival of Museums (Múzeumok Majálisa). This year, I was there as a volunteer of the Hungarian Postal Museum.
This doesn’t have to do with my PhD. Not really, anyways. It does in the sense that, having been at this for 16 months so far I need a break soon. Not a working holiday or a putting up with my family holiday. An actual, completely disconnected from everything, holiday. I’ve been planning this one […]