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‘“Being an Islander”: art and identity of the large Mediterranean Islands’, or, can museums really contribute to research in social sciences?

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This paper describes the narratives developed for a new research and exhibition project at the Fitzwilliam aiming to elucidate what defines island identity in the examples of Cyprus, Crete and Sardinia. This paper will introduce the project’s aims, as well as examine the case of museums as institutions that can contribute to the discourses on Mediterranean archaeology, in collaboration with other academic departments.

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