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Video from 3rd June “Universeum Voices during COVID-19: Reconnecting Online #2 Re-opening the doors” available on YouTube

The video from the second online discussion organised at UNIVERSEUM on 3d June 2020 titled “Universeum Voices during COVID-19: Reconnecting Online #2 – How to Re-open the Doors” is now available on YouTube following the link from the following page:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSoppoltLto .

There were over 65 participants joining  for the discussion from all over the world and 3 speakers working with museums and collections at different parts of Europe:

  • Isabel Garcia Fernandez, U-museum, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Joanna Ślaga, Jagiellonian University Museum, Jagiellonian University in Kraków
  • Raquel Barata, National museum of natural history and science, University of Lisbon

The discussion was moderated by Vice-President at the Universeum Board, Professor Maria Economou from the University of Glasgow / Hunterian Museumi in the UK, and Andrew Simpson, Vice-Chair of UMAC, Macquarie University, Australia.

It was very useful to see the measures that the different organisations across Europe are taking for the re-opening as well as the issues and challenges these raise as we now move to this new reality.

Last but not least do not forget to contribute and share your COVID-experience by sending a video to universeum2020@ulb.be, you can already watch the first contributions on universeum2020.be

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