display of circular crocheted disks in a myriad of colours

Curating COLOUR: Art, Science & Power

The multidisciplinary exhibition COLOUR: Art, Science & Power showcased diverse and exceptional objects from across the University of Cambridge Museums. Colour is all around us. It reflects and influences our understanding of the world, our emotions, creativity and relations with others. The interdisciplinary exhibition COLOUR: Art, Science & Power at the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (26 July 2022 –… Read full article

Cambridge Anthropology and Torres Strait Island Kastom

A recent collaborative project to publish Recording Kastom: Alfred Haddon’s Journals from the Torres Strait and New Guinea, 1888 and 1898, highlights the far-reaching value of anthropological collections for ongoing research and community empowerment. Read on to find out how the process of publishing Haddon’s journals enabled us to better understand, activate and decolonize our collections. Alfred Haddon’s expeditions to… Read full article