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February 1, 2007
In Focus

Memory and Universality: New Challenges Facing Museums

 

Public debate, Monday 5 February, 7 - 9 p.m., UNESCO Headquarters, Room XI, and webcast beginning 6 February.
The public debate Memory and Universality will focus on the issue of the universal mission of museums vs. the massive transfers of cultural property over the course of history. UNESCO wishes to involve all concerned actors with a view to elaborating together a constructive and critical approach to the implementation of normative instruments and the social and political applications of cultural property.

You may submit your questions related to this subject to the participants, who will be happy to respond. View webcast of the debate beginning 6 February.

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