Doctor Fiona R Cameron

Doctor Fiona R Cameron

Senior Research Fellow,
Institute For Culture and Society

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Massey University, NZ

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Institute For Culture and Society

Contact

Email: F.Cameron@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9677
Mobile:
Location: EM.G.17
Parramatta

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Publications

Books

  • Bennett, T., Cameron, F., Dias, N., Dibley, B., Harrison, R., Jacknis, I. and McCarthy, C. (2017), 'Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology, Museums and Liberal Government', : Duke University Press 9780822362531.
  • Cameron, F. and Kenderdine, S. (2007), 'Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage : a critical discourse', : MIT Press 1262033534.

Chapters in Books

  • Cameron, F. (2020), 'Theorising heritage collection digitisations in global computational infrastructures', The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites, Routledge 9781138581296.
  • Cameron, F. (2018), 'Stirring up trouble : museums as provocateurs and change agents in polycentric alliances for climate change action', Addressing the Challenges in Communicating Climate Change Across Various Audiences, Springer 9783319982939.
  • Cameron, F. (2018), 'Posthuman museum practices ', Posthuman Glossary, Bloomsbury Academic 9781350030244.
  • Cameron, F., Hodge, B. and Salazar, J. (2015), 'Conclusion : climate change engagement : a manifesto for museums and science centers', Climate Change and Museum Futures, Routledge 9780415843911.
  • Cameron, F. (2015), 'Ecologizing experimentations : a method and manifesto for composing a post-humanist museum', Climate Change and Museum Futures, Routledge 9780415843911.
  • Cameron, F. (2015), 'We are on nature's side? : experimental work in rewriting narratives of climate change for museum exhibitions', Climate Change and Museum Futures, Routledge 9780415843911.
  • Cameron, F. and Neilson, B. (2015), 'Introduction : climate change, museum futures', Climate Change and Museum Futures, Routledge 9780415843911.
  • Cameron, F. (2015), 'The liquid museum : new institutional ontologies for a complex, uncertain world', The International Handbooks of Museum Studies. Volume 1, Museum Theory., John Wiley & Sons 9781405198509.
  • Cameron, F. and Mengler, S. (2015), 'Transvisuality, geopolitics and cultural heritage in global flows : the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the death of the virtual terrorist', Transvisuality: The Cultural Dimension of Visuality. Volume II, Visual Organizations, Liverpool University Press 9781781381786.
  • Cameron, F. and Mengler, S. (2013), 'Authorizing the unauthorized : liquidity, complexity and the heritage-tourist in the era of social media ', Heritage and Tourism : Place, Encounter, Engagement, Routledge 9780415532648.
  • Cameron, F. (2012), 'Museum collections, documentation, and shifting knowledge paradigms', Reinventing the Museum: the Evolving Conversation on the Paradigm Shift, AltaMira Press 9780759119642.
  • Cameron, F. (2010), 'Museum Collections, Documentation and Shifting Knowledge Paradigms', Museums in a Digital Age, Routledge 9780415402613.
  • Cameron, F. (2010), 'Introduction', Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums, Cambridge Scholars 9781443819749.
  • Cameron, F. (2010), 'Risk society, Controversial topics and Museum Interventions: (Re) reading Controversy and the Museum Through a Risk Optic', Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums, Cambridge Scholars 9781443819749.
  • Cameron, F. (2010), 'Liquid governmentalities and the climate crisis', Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums, Cambridge Scholars 9781443819749.
  • Cameron, F. and Mengler, S. (2010), 'Activating the networked object for a complex world', Handbook of Research on Technologies and Cultural Heritage: Applications and Environments, Information Science Reference 9781609600440.
  • Cameron, F. (2007), 'Beyond the cult of the replicant - museums and historical digital objects: traditional concerns, New Discourses', Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage : a critical discourse, MIT Press 0262033534.
  • Cameron, F. and Kenderdine, S. (2007), 'Introduction', Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage : a critical discourse, MIT Press 1262033534.
  • Cameron, F. and Robinson, H. (2007), 'Digital Knowledgescapes: Cultural, Theoretical, Practical and Usuage Issues Facing Museum Collections Databases in a Digital Epoch', Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage : a critical discourse, MIT Press 262033534.
  • Cameron, F. (2007), 'Moral lessons and reforming agendas: history museums, science museums, contentious topics and contemporary societies', Museum Revolutions: How museums change and are changed, Routledge 9780415444675.
  • Cameron, F. (2007), 'The politics of heritage authorship: the case of digital heritage collections', New Heritage, New Media and Cultural Heritage, Routledge 9780415773560.

Journal Articles

  • Cameron, F. and McCarthy, C. (2015), 'Two anthropological assemblages : Maori 'culture areas' and 'adaptation' in New Zealand museums and government policy', Museum and Society, vol 13, no 1 , pp 88 - 106.
  • Cameron, F. and McCarthy, C. (2015), 'Museum, field, colony : collecting, displaying and governing people and things', Museum & Society, vol 13, no 1 , pp 1 - 6.
  • Cameron, F. (2015), 'Theorising more-than human collectives for climate change action in museums', L'internationale, .
  • Cameron, F. (2014), 'From "dead things" to immutable, combinable mobiles : H.D. Skinner, the Otago Museum and University and the Governance of Maori populations', History and Anthropology, vol 25, no 2 , pp 208 - 226.
  • Cameron, F., Hodge, B. and Salazar, J. (2013), 'Representing climate change in museum space and places', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews : Climate Change, vol 4, no 1 , pp 9 - 21.
  • Cameron, F. (2012), 'Climate change, agencies and the museum and science centre sector', Museum Management and Curatorship, vol 27, no 4 , pp 317 - 339.
  • Cameron, F. and Mengler, S. (2012), 'Cosmopolitics, border crossings and the complex museum', International Journal of Heritage Studies, vol 18, no 6 , pp 637 - 653.
  • Cameron, F. (2011), 'From mitigation to creativity: the agency of museums and science centres and the means to govern climate change', Museum & Society, vol 9, no 2 , pp 90 - 106.
  • Cameron, F. and Deslandes, A. (2011), 'Museums and science centres as sites for deliberative democracy on climate change', Museum & Society, vol 9, no 2 , pp 136 - 153.
  • Cameron, F. (2011), 'Climate change as a complex phenomenon and the problem of cultural governance', Museum and Society, vol 9, no 2 , pp 84 - 89.
  • Cameron, F. (2011), 'Saving the disappearing islands : climate change governance, Pacific island states and cosmopolitan dispositions', Continuum, vol 25, no 6 , pp 873 - 886.
  • Cameron, F. and Mengler, S. (2009), 'Complexity, transdisciplinarity and museum collections documentation: Emergent metaphors for a complex world', Journal of Material Culture, vol 14, no 2 , pp 189 - 218.
  • Cameron, F. (2008), 'Safe places for unsafe ideas? : history and science museums, hot topics and moral predicaments', Social History in Museums, vol 32 , pp 5 - 16.
  • Cameron, F. (2008), 'Object-oreintated democracies: conceptulaising museum collections in networks', Museum Management and Curatorship, vol 23, no 3 , pp 229 - 243.
  • Cameron, F. (2006), 'Criticality and Contention: museums, contemporary societies, civic roles and responsiblities in the 21st century', Open Museum Journal : Contest and Contemporary Society, vol 8 .
  • Cameron, F. (2006), 'Beyond Surface Representations: Museums, Edgy topics, Civic Responsiblities and Modes of Engagement', Open Museum Journal : Contest and Contemporary Society, vol 8 .
  • Cameron, F. (2005), 'Digital Futures II: Museum Collections, Documentation and Shifting Knowledge Paradigms', Collections, vol 1, no 3 , pp 243 - 259.
  • Cameron, F. (2005), 'Contentiousness and shifting knowledge paradigms: the roles of history and science museums in contemporary societies', Museum Management and Curatorship, vol 20, no 3 , pp 213 - 233.
  • Cameron, F. (2003), 'Transcending Fear - engaging emotions and opinions - a case for museums in the 21st century', Open Museum Journal, vol 6 .
  • Cameron, F. (2003), 'Digital Futures I: Museum Collections, Users, Information Needs and the Cultural Construction of Knowledge', Curator: the Museum journal, vol 46, no 3 , pp 325 - 340.
  • Cameron, F. (2001), 'Wired collections : the next generation', Museum Management and Curatorship, vol 19, no 3 , pp 309 - 315.

Conference Papers

  • Cameron, F. (2008), 'Museum predicaments : (re) considering institutional forms and controversy in global risk society', The Greater Potential of Giant Screen Experiences Symposium, Jersey City, N.J..
  • Cameron, F. (2008), 'Object-orientated democracies : contradictions, challenges and opportunities', Museums and the Web, Montreal, Quebec.
  • Cameron, F. (2006), 'Decolonizing the Past: the politics of new heritage objects', New Heritage Conference 2006, Hong Kong.
  • Cameron, F. (2003), 'The next generation - 'knowledge environments' and digital collections', Museums and the Web, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Cameron, F. (1997), 'The exhibition : neutral or instrumental? : ethnological discourse and the representation of Maori in museum exhibitions', Museums Australia. National Conference, Darwin, N.T..

Other Publications

  • 2012, 'Hot Science Global Citizens: Research Insights for Museum Victoria 2012', Report
  • 2012, 'Hot Science Global Citizens: Research Insights for Liberty Science Center 2012', Report
  • 2012, 'Hot Science Global Citizens: Research Insights for Australian Museum 2012', Report
  • 2012, 'Hot Science Global Citizens: Research Insights for Powerhouse Museum 2012', Report
  • 2012, 'Hot Science Global Citizens: Research Insights for Questacon 2012', Report
  • 2010, 'Hot Science, Global Citizens Online Survey Findings (Australia and US (New York City, New York State, New Jersey State, Jersey City)', Report
  • 2005, 'Burnside Museum: The 'Beating Heart' of the Agency: Re-development Report', Report
  • 2003, 'Knowledge Objects: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Collections Documentation', Report
  • 2001, 'Themescaping Virtual Collections: Accessing and Interpreting Museum Collections On-Line', Report

Previous Projects

Title: Reconceptualising Heritage Collections: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Museum Collections and Documentation
Funder:
  • Powerhouse Museum
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Fiona R Cameron
Years: 2005-09-05 - 2010-11-30
ID: P0014772
Title: Global Citizenship and the Agency of the Museum Sector in Climate Change Interventions
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • Questacon
  • Museum of Victoria
  • Australian Museum
  • Liberty Science Center
  • Powerhouse Museum
Western Researchers: Fiona R Cameron, Bob Hodge, Brett Neilson, Juan Francisco Salazar Sutil and Jann Conroy
Years: 2008-01-29 - 2012-12-31
ID: P0015673
Title: Museum, Field, Metropolis, Colony: Practices of Social Governance
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Tony Bennett and Fiona R Cameron
Years: 2011-03-01 - 2015-03-31
ID: P00018152

Supervision

Doctor Cameron is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Transcending Boundaries: "The Arts of Islam Exhibition"
Field of Research:

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