The Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA) is a section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and the organization that publishes Museum Anthropology, the journal for which this blog is an supplement. The CMA website, presently hosted at the Smithsonian Institution, has grown outdated and is currently being revised and prepared for the move to a new home.

In the United Kingdom there is a parallel organization to the CMA–the Museum Ethnographers Group (MEG). The MEG was founded in 1976 and also publishes a fine journal, an annual called the Journal of Museum Ethnography. The MEG has a useful website on which, in addition to news and organizational information, one can find a searchable database of journal contents spanning the Journal of Museum Ethnography‘s full run to date (1989-2006). Members of the organization can also download individual items.

The MEG site is a great resource for the field of museum anthropology. I also feel deep appreciation for those MEG members who are contributing to upcoming issues of Museum Anthropology. From a distance it seems clear that museum anthropology is a vibrant undertaking in the UK.

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