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Indigenous women from the campaign “Rio Negro – nos cuidamos” sewing masks
Indigenous women from the campaign “Rio Negro – nos cuidamos” sewing masks © Christian Braga / Greenpeace

The Ethnologisches Museum Initiates a New Research Project Examining Indigenous Perspectives on Pandemics and Crises in the Amazon

Research Profile

Technical analysis at the Rathgen-Forschungslabor
Technical analysis at the Rathgen-Forschungslabor © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Key areas and perspectives of research at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Projects

The Citadel of Aleppo, Syria
The Citadel of Aleppo, Syria © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst

Research projects in the collections of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Provenance Research

Verso Klee: verso of Paul Klee’s “Lebkuchenbild” (The Gingerbread House), 1925, with stickers and markings
Verso Klee: verso of Paul Klee’s “Lebkuchenbild” (The Gingerbread House), 1925, with stickers and markings © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie

Researching the origins of artefacts

Restoration

View into the restoration workshop
View into the restoration workshop © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Bernd Weingart

Conservation and art-technological research

Fellowship Programmes

Research and fellowship program 4A Lab
Research and fellowship program 4A Lab © 4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics

Funding programmes for external researchers

Online Catalogues & Databases

A woman reads a book.
Research tools © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Thomas Meyer

Digital research possibilities in catalogues, databases and archives

Libraries and Archives

The reading room of the Archaeological Library in the Archäologischen Zentrum
The reading room of the Archaeological Library in the Archäologischen Zentrum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Thomas Meyer

Research infrastructure

University Cooperations

Table talk with students in the museum
Table talk with students in the museum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt

Research and teaching in cooperation with universities

Newsletter

Newsletter der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Newsletter der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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Contact

Cooperation project „Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures“ of the Ethnologischen Museums with the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN)
Cooperation project „Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures“ of the Ethnologischen Museums with the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) © SPK / photothek.net / Florian Gaertner

Contacts for scholarly inquiries

Guidelines

The Rathgen-Forschungslabor’s reference collection of pigments
The Rathgen-Forschungslabor’s reference collection of pigments © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Research guidelines of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (PDF, 50.8 KB)