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Should museums return their colonial artefacts?

Title: Should museums return their colonial artefacts?
Author: Tristram Hunt
Media Outlet: The Guardian
Publish Date: June 29, 2019

“Perhaps the real challenge is how we create more, rather than fewer, universal museums – not in Europe and the west, but across Africa, India and the global south. Our aim should be to detach the universal, encyclopaedic museum from its colonial preconditions and reimagine it as a new medium for multicultural understanding.”