All posts tagged: Fieldwork

Video Diary from Sumba Island

In September, anthropologist Victor Krusell went to Sumba Island, Indonesia, to collect objects for our Ethnographic Collections at Moesgaard Museum. In the video below, you can follow his and the objects’ journey – and in the bottom, we have showcased two central objects, that now […]

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Field-what kind of work?

The next two weeks, we have invited some of the anthropology students who have created the special exhibition ‘In Motion: A different take on nomads’ to write a blog about their exhibition. This week, Pernille Bertram-Larsen writes about fieldwork and about her group’s exhibition ‘Nomads […]

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mohara, madagascar, death, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

The Mirror of the Seer

Travel with us to Madagascar and discover the power of mirrors with our guest blogger Anders Norge, MA student at the Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University. Accompanied by my host father Robert and my field assistant Fara, I arrive at the house of Gérard. Gérard […]

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calabash, witchdoctor, spirits, death, ritual, ceremony, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Ritual Calabash – Uganda

Join us on a trip to Uganda guided by our guest blogger Sophie Hooge Seebach, PhD Scholar at the Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University:  What do the voices of the dead sound like? In Acholi, Northern Uganda, the spirits of the dead do not disappear […]

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