Congratulations to ICS PhD student Louise Ryan who has won an international essay competition for her essay on MONA (Museum of Old and New Art (opens in a new window)) in Tasmania. The competition will pay all costs for Louise to go to Berlin from 26-29 June to participate in the Irmgard Coninx Foundation 17th Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality: 'Travel and Museums: Rethinking the Modern Experience'.
As a conference participant, Louise is also eligible to apply for one of two fellowships to study/research at the WZB (opens in a new window)(Social Science Research Center Berlin) for three months.
Louise's paper was entitled Modern museums as tourist destinations: MONA: a 'Subversive Adult Disneyland at the end of the world'?
Above: MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art (image courtesy of the museum).
22 April 2013