Magdalena Buchczyk

Action Co-Chair
(Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)  

Twitter: @InsightAnth

Magda Buchczyk is an anthropologist and Junior Professor in Social Anthropology of Cultural Expressions at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Buchczyk’s interest in traces stems from  her archival and ethnographic focus on collections and heritage.  Her research explores history, material culture and knowledge production through museum objects, making and learning. She has published widely on themes including collection history, heritage and Cold War diplomacy, UNESCO intangible heritage and post-socialist craft as well as UNESCO Learning Cities and 'actually existing' learning cities. Her publications include the International Journal of Heritage Studies, Museum Anthropology, Oxford Review of Education, and she is currently completing a manuscript on “Weaving Europe, crafting the museum” with Bloomsbury Academic.