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Jette
Last Name
Sandahl
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Museum Director
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Museum of Copenhagen

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Jette Sandahl is Director of the Museum of Copenhagen and here initiated the WALL projected to be presented at MW 2011. She has an academic background in Psychology, but has worked in the museum sector since starting the Women's Museum in Denmark. She was Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs at the National Museum of Denmark, the Founding Director of the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg, Sweden, and, most recently, Director Experience at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Publications include: Voicing the Unspoken, in Museum International, Paris 1991; Museums and National Identity, in Museums 2000, Sweden, 2002; Negotiating Identities, in Under Re-construction, Finland, 2002; Identität, Vergangenheit, Vielfalt. Interkulturelle Konzepte von Museumsarbeit, in inter.kultur.politik. Kulturpolitik in der multiethnischen Gesellschaft, Deutschland, 2004; Museums as Cultural Self-portraits, in Boekman 61, Tijdschrift voor kunst, cultuur en beleid, The Nederlands, 2004; Living Entities, in The Native Universe and Museums in the 21st Century, USA, 2005; The Interpretation of Cultural Policy, in Museum International, Paris, 2006; The Included Other - the Oxymoron of Contemporary Ethnographic Museums?, in Journal of Anthropology and Culture, Russia, 2007; Ein fortwährender Prozess der Aussöhnung, in Humboldt Forum Berlin. Das Project, Berlin, 2009.

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