ART and HUMAN REMAINS: the ethics of artistic work with historic collections of human remains

On April 12th, 2017, CCP4 members and invited scholars and guests, including scholars from the previous workshop, CARMAH researchers, staff members and advanced students at the Edinburgh University to the semi-public workshop titled ‘ART and HUMAN REMAINS: the ethics of artistic work with historic collections of human remains’. The workshop allowed for more diverse and scholarly positions on CCP4’s artistic strategies in the context of contentious collections and the ethics of exhibition-making. The workshop was concluded with a roundtable discussion with Sharon Macdonald (Humboldt University of Berlin) and June Jones (University of Birmingham).