The 11 speakers at the conference discussed the following topics:
Perspectives on the social function of museums
The political dimensions of educational work in museums
The social influence and power of museums
The conference marked the beginning of a series of three conferences hosted by the sitting president of the Council of the European Union. The next conferences will be hosted by Portugal and Slovenia during the presidencies in 2021. The aim is to discuss and further develop the branding and opportunities for museums to act as bearers of social responsibility.
Read the publication here and watch the recordings of the conference presentations here.