[S4.7] the National Museum of Brazil and ICOM-CIDOC Response to the Situation

Date: Tuesday,2 October
Time : 14:20 - 15:50
Duration : One session
Place: Phaedra
Audience Type : Open
Type: Panel Discussion

This session will provide an update from board member Gabriel Moore Bevilaqua on the state of affairs in Brazil after the catastrophic fire at the National Museum, followed by an update by CIDOC board president Monika Hagedorn-Saupe on the ICOM response. Following these presentations a free discussion will take place around the role of documentation in general in relation to these fires and in regard to proposals for pragmatic action that could be taken under the aegis of CIDOC to be of service in this situation.

Monika Hagedorn-Saupe
Institute for Museum Research Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Germany
Short Bio:

Prof. Monika Hagedorn-Saupe studied mathematics, sociology, psychology, and education at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, at Kings College London, and at the Freie Universität Berlin. Since 1985, she has been a staff member of the Institut für Museumsforschung (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz), overseeing the annual statistics of all German museums. Since 1994, she has been Head of the department "Visitor-related museum research and museum statistics", is responsible for several European projects and acts as the Deputy Director of the Institute. Since 1997 she chairs the Special Interest Group on Documentation (Fachgruppe Dokumentation) in the German Museum Association (Deutscher Museumsbund e.V.).
Since 2013 she is a member of the board of ICOM-Europe. She chairs the information Centres Working Group in CIDOC, the documentation committee in ICOM. In 2001, she was nominated from the German Federal government to participate in the European NRG (National Representatives Group on Digitisation in Culture) and is now a member in the follow-up group MSEG. She is a member of the executive board of Europeana, representing ICOM. She is Vice-President of the Michael Culture Association.
She is Professor in museology at the University of Applied Sciences HTW in Berlin/Germany and teaches visitor research, and European networking

Gabriel Moore Forell Bevilacqua
Federal Fluminense University, Brazil,
Short Bio:

Gabriel Moore Forell Bevilacqua, CIDOC board member since 2010, holds the position of the CIDOC Vice Chair since 2016. He currently works as a teacher at the Information Science Department of the Federal Fluminense University (Niterói, Brazil). He is a member of the boards of the following organisations: Associação de Arquivistas de São Paulo (São Paulo Archivists Association), of the Instituto de Arte Contemporânea (Contemporary Art Institute) and of the Associação de Amigos do Centro de Memória do Circo (Friend’s Association of the Circus Memory Center).