Museum Cooperation Between Africa and Europe: A New Field for Museum Studies is a significant contribution to the critical discourse on a fundamental question: What is a museum? The compendium comprises papers presented at the December 2016 conference of the Swiss Society for African Studies (SSAS) and the Swiss Anthropological Association (SAA), Museum Cooperation between Africa and Europe: Opportunities, Challenges and Modalities. Organized and hosted by the Ethnographic Museum at the University of Zurich, it was convened for the presentation of papers by academics and museum practitioners on critical issues and theories detailing a wide range of varying transcontinental cooperative projects over several decades. The editors, Laely, Meyer, and Schwere, selected thirteen case studies by sixteen contributors. The assembled chapters demonstrate detailed outcomes and proposals documenting a number of cooperative projects in...

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