Guided tour

Fashion
2 June 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
Fashion
2 June 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pretty clothes are fun and contribute to our individuality. But how are designs created? What narratives lie hidden in the yarn? In StrawGold and other exhibitions we encounter numerous objects that provide background information as to the way we dress, and invite us to explore fashion traditions in other parts of the world.

> With Nadja Breger

Free entry

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Kids and families

My fabulous creature
2 June 2019 13:00 - 17:00 PM
Mein Fabeltier
Kids and families
My fabulous creature
2 June 2019, 13:00 - 17:00 PM

Using wood, furs, cloth leftovers, tulle, shells, and bags of imagination we create a mythological creature. At the same time, we consider where the materials come from. Are they natural or artificial?

> With Leah Vogler

> Material: CHF 5.–

Free entry

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Mein Fabeltier

Grasping anthropology

Who Needs this mask? Discussions concerning the restitution of cultural heritage objects
5 June 2019 18:00 - 19:30 PM
Wer braucht diese Maske? Debatten um Rückführung von Kulturgütern
Grasping anthropology
Who Needs this mask? Discussions concerning the restitution of cultural heritage objects
5 June 2019, 18:00 - 19:30 PM

What’s behind the claims for the restitution of cultural heritage objects? What does restitution mean for the future of anthropological museums? How does one reconcile the interests of the countries of origin with the concerns of research and conservation and the interest of museum visitors? In a short guided tour of Thirst for Knowledge meets Collecting Mania we first take a look at some “sensitive” objects before debating the issue in a podium discussion.

With Dr Anna Schmid, director of MKB, Prof Dr Elisio Macamo, University of Basel, and Prof Dr Gesine Krüger, University of Zurich.

Admission fee

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Wer braucht diese Maske? Debatten um Rückführung von Kulturgütern

Guided tour

Thirst for Knowledge meets Collecting Mania
9 June 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
Thirst for Knowledge meets Collecting Mania
9 June 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Museums are facing challenging times: what seemed a must for an ethnographic museum in the past – for example, a collection of human skulls – has now become a sensitive issue. The guided tour explores the motives behind the collecting mania of earlier days and poses questions as to the appropriate handling of sensitive objects today.

> With Reingard Dirscherl

Admission fee

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Guided tour

From Maya script to website
16 June 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Von der Mayaschrift zur Website
Guided tour
From Maya script to website
16 June 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chiselling texts, carving signs, painting symbols, digital data world: what does generating data actually mean?

> With Christophe Schneider

Admission fee

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Von der Mayaschrift zur Website

Special event

Brass serenade
23 June 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brass Serenade
Special event
Brass serenade
23 June 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Very British, Southern Dixie charm, Brazilian fire, or do you prefer classical music after all? In this picnic concert you don’t have to make a choice, because the brass ensemble of the Basel Symphony offers a bit of everything.

> Works by William Byrd, Johann Sebastian Bach, Jim Parker, Stephen Foster, George Gershwin, Zequinha de Abreu, and Chris Hazell

> In case of bad weather, the concert will not take place.

Free entry to concert

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Brass Serenade

Guided tour

StrawGold
30 June 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
StrawGold
30 June 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Why is a Bavarian dirndl made of African cloths? Moreover, in what way are these cloths still African? Objects, ideas and technologies have been travelling between cultures since time immemorial. Learn more about these fascinating entanglements.

> With Eli Wilhelm

Admission fee

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Museum > Personnel

Personnel

Director
Dr. Anna Schmid

Deputy Director
Richard Kunz, Email

Director's Assistant

Aila Özvegyi, Email


Scientific Departments

 

Africa

Isabella Bozsa, curator ad interim (Head of department), Email
Nadège Kittel, scientific auxiliary assistant

America

Alexander Brust, curator (Head of department), Email
Natalia Hernanz Garcia, scientific auxiliary assistant

Europe

Tabea Buri, curator (Head of department), Email
Anja Orschulko, scientific auxiliary assistant

Oceania

Dr. Beatrice Voirol, curator (Head of department), Email
Michèle Monnier, scientific auxiliary assistant

South-East Asia
Richard Kunz, curator (Head of department), Email
Christina Zinsstag, scientific auxiliary assistant

South, Central and East Asia

Stephanie Lovász, curator (Head of department), Email
Silvia Greber, scientific auxiliary assistant

Education and Outreach

Sabine Rotach (Head of department), Email
Leah Vogler (Head of department ad Interim), E-Mail
Regina Mathez
Nadja Breger
Reingard Dirscherl
Margrit Gontha-Hunziker
Sarah Labhardt Hadinia
Lua Leirner
Réka Mascher-Frigyesi
Antonio Russo
Christophe Schneider
Liliane Vindret-Meier
Elisabeth Wilhelm-Kouba


Public Relations
Andrea Mašek, Email
Micha Gasser


Marketing
Susanne Wirz, Email

Administration
Ursula Iff (Head of Department), Email
Nadja Siebentritt

Secretariat

Seraina Allenbach (Head of department), Email
Sabrina Müller (Head of department), Email
Fabienne Moser
Timon Peter, apprentice


Book-Keeping
Denise Jost, Email

Personnel Administration
Michèle Wilhelm, Email

Design and Technology

Andreas Winter (Head of department), Email
Marcel Eglin

Zae Csitei, apprentice


Collection and Stocks
Adrian Wisler (Head of department), Email
Martino Meier
Stephan Meyer

Administration of the Collections Documentation
Jan Eppenberger, Email

Conservation and Restoration
Claudia Geissmann (Head of department), Email
Anne-Rose Bringel
Urs Lang
Stephanie Wümmers

Library

Angelika Kutter (Head of department), Email
Maria Eisenächer
Urs Volken


Photo Archives
Doris Kähli, Email

Photo Studio
Omar Lemke, Email

Information Technology

Michaela Blatter, Email

Caretaker/caretaking services

Thomas Maier (Head of department), Email
Remigius Lenzin-Wenk
Diana Graf


Front Services

Michèle Klöckler (Head of department), Email
Markus Bielser (Deputy head of department)
Rajakrishnan Anandakrishnan
Monika Beck

Esra Blaser
Martin Braun
Alina Buzun
Arminda da Costa
Alvaro de Taddeo
Eric Dürrenberger
Samaya Gisler
Beatrice Gubelmann
Liliana Gurtner

Salome Kübler
Astrid Lyrer
Vincent Mahrer
Katharina Sciascia
Ricardo Trigos

Selma Weber
Ursula Weder
Wilfried Züger


Museum Commission
lic. rer. pol. Hans-Rudolf Hufschmid (President)
Prof. Dr. Till Förster
lic. rer. pol. Christoph Fuchs
Christine Gebhardt-Berger
Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch
Prof. Dr. Walter Leimgruber

Prof. Elisio Macamo
Catherine Oeri
Elisabeth Sarasin Reiff
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