Invitation - THEMA - A new refereed journal for Les Musées de la civilisation in Québec City

QUÉBEC, March 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Executive Director of Les Musées de la civilisation, Michel Côté, is pleased to invite you at the launch of the new refereed journal THEMA. La revue des Musées de la civilisation, on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Musée de la civilisation 85 Dalhousie Street, in Québec City. The event will take place with the presence of partners, including Mr. François Mairesse, president of ICOFOM, museum professional and professor at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, who will be live through a videoconference.

The Musées de la civilisation (MCQ) have consistently demonstrated the importance they attach to ongoing reflection on museum practices and have recently launched their new refereed journal THEMA. La revue des Musées de la civilisation.

International, multilingual and available online, THEMA continues in the tradition of the Musées de la civilisation's core values by examining original and thought-provoking topics in an interdisciplinary way. As a forum for reflection on society and culture, the journal will encourage collective inquiry and the diversity of viewpoints and experiences relative to museum practice. It features original articles inspired by the interests and concerns examined by Les Musées de la civilisation. The first issue of THEMA will bring together authors from Quebec, Canada, UK, Australia, Switzerland and Spain focus on the following topic : "Knowledge Sharing and Exchange in Times of Cultural Democracy". The journal is also supported by an international advisory board.

SOURCE: Musée de la Civilisation

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