Sometimes objects in museum collections lead to a lot of conflict. In the best cases, though, they give rise to mutual respect and gratitude.
The Family Constellations approach, born of European and African thinking, emphasizes the importance of family bonds. That may be comforting for those stressed by a rapidly changing world.
How we memorialize significant events says a lot about our perception of time.
Indigenous South Americans who lived during the rubber era weave fact and myth to pass down their collective memories as both witnesses and survivors.
New research by anthropologists and forensic scientists is bringing hope to the relatives of war victims while challenging Spain’s “pact of forgetting."
Whether historical plaques, flags, and building names stay or go is of less consequence than the debate they provoke.