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Leslie Witz and Noëleen Murray Awarded the Michael M Ames Award for Innovative Museum Anthropology

Hostels, Homes, MuseumDr Leslie Witz and Dr Noëleen Murray have been named the recipients of the 2014 Michael M Ames Award for Innovative Museum Anthropology by the Council for Museum Anthropology.

Hostels, Homes, Museum: Memorialising migrant labour pasts in Lwandle, South Africa and Witz and Murray’s long-term project with the community and the museum in Lwandle were lauded as exemplifying “the kind of pioneering work the award is intended to acknowledge”.

The award will be presented on 5 December during the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington DC, USA.

UCT Press is pleased to be associated with the project:

The Council for Museum Anthropology congratulated the authors on Facebook:

 
Read the announcement:

The Council for Museum Anthropology is very pleased to announce that Dr. Leslie Witz and Dr. Noëleen Murray are the recipients of the 2014 Michael M. Ames Award for Innovative Museum Anthroplogy.

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  • Hostels, Homes, Museum: Memorialising migrant labour pasts in Lwandle, South Africa by Noëleen Murray and Leslie Witz
    EAN: 9781775820772
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