Monthly Archives: June 2021

Bahamian Moncurs …

I’ve long been puzzled by why there are quite a few AfroCaribbean people in the Bahamas with the same slightly unusual surname as me. I think I might now have the answer. Possibly not the whole answer, but good enough. … Continue reading

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3D scanning and the dead …

I have been thinking a little more about what to do about human remains in museums. I claim no great ethical insights, but the experience of dealing with aboriginal remains in Australia may provide a baseline of good practice. For … Continue reading

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Displaying the dead

The dead, they say, are always with us. And sometimes, they are on display in museums. And as Jonathan Jarrett recently reminded me via a recent blogpost, there are a whole range of issues around the display of human remains. … Continue reading

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