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Giulia Golla Tunno

PhD candidate in Analysis of Cultural Heritage at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy) and at Université Bordeuax-Montaigne (France).

Her thesis analyses "The Role of "Art" in National Colonial Museums in Europe (1900s-1950s)." focusing on how this category is used in these institutions. It will be organized in the following three parts:

1. The creation of National Colonial Museums in Europe (1910s-1930s)

2. The role of western ‘art’ in Colonial Museums (1910s-1950s)

3. The role of ‘art’ from the colonies in Colonial Museums (1910s-1950s)

The main case studies are the Koloniaal Instituut, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Musee du Congo Belge, Tervuren, Belgium; Musee de la France d’Outre Mer, Paris, France.

Her multidisciplinary interests span from the fields of heritage, museum studies and visual studies. 

She graduated with distinction from a MSc in Economics and Management for Arts and Culture at Bocconi University (Milano).

She has been a visiting student at the Faculty of Arts and Design at IUAV, Venice (Italy), Goteborg University (Sweden) and HEC Montréal (Canada).

She has collaborated with cultural institutions such as Viafarini/DOCVA in Milano, the Venice Biennale and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.