Research Partnership Development for the Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Kosovo

Project Details


On the invitation of the Bogujevci Family Foundation, Dr Jenna C. Ashton explored potential partnership development for research and teaching, and advising on the development of a new museum around memory, peace and human rights in Kosovo.

The resulting consultation report focuses on:

a) Consultation meetings with professionals in Prishtina (Kosova) and Sarajevo (Bosnia), to identify and establish need, links and partnerships;

b) Outlining suggested underpinning research and pedagogy for a new museum’s practice and programming. Including recommendations for next steps;

c) Identifying future research and pedagogy opportunities in Kosovo around arts, culture, and heritage via the Bogujevci Family Foundation.

Collaborating Institutions
Bogujevci Family Foundation
National Gallery
National Museum
National Library (Kosovo)
University of Pristina
British Council
Youth Initiative for Human Rights
British Embassy
War Childhood Museum - Sarajevo
Manchester Aid to Kosovo
Cultural Heritage without Borders
Ministry of Culture - Kosovo
Prishtina Municipality - Kosovo
Kosovo-based artists and activists

Publications and other outputs
• Consultation Report for the Bogujevci Family Foundation: “Development of a museum of memory, peace and human rights in Kosovo.” (2019)

• Academic Residency at the National Museum, Kosovo, with the Bogujevci Family Foundation; delivery of workshops on critical heritage practice with key staff at the National Museum and National Library, Kosova; outline of workshops reflections and recommendations for the National Museum and National Library. (2019)

• Invited Keynote, Kosovo National Library, symposium on links between Kosovo and Manchester, Kosovo, 20 years on, 29 March 2019.

• Ongoing Advisory Role, Dr Jenna C. Ashton, with the Bogujevci Family Foundation.
Short titleR:HAZ AshtonResearchPartnerDev
Effective start/end date1/01/1930/06/19

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