Hearing Conflicts (HEARCON)
Hearing Conflicts (HEARCON)

Hearing Conflicts (HEARCON)

Unpacking Decolonization in Canadian and Dutch Museum Initiatives via a Research Podcast
1 September 2023 until 31 August 2024
Project member(s)
Dr Landau-Donnelly, F. (Friederike) , Dr Robertson, K.M. (Kirsty) (Western University, London, ON, Canada) , Dr Smith, S.E.K. (Sarah) (Western University, London, ON, Canada)
Project type

This research brings together an interdisciplinary team of scholars (Cultural Geography, Information & Media Studies, and Museum & Curatorial Studies) employing creative methodologies to explore museological strategies for contending with colonial histories and “difficult knowledge.” Examining museum practice in Canada and the Netherlands, the team will explore curatorial approaches at a range of institutions and engage with museum practitioners, with research outputs including a podcast and scholarly publication.

Brydon McCluskey (Unsplash) - Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights


  • Research podcast
  • Audio paper
  • Written research output
  • Social media reporting (Instagram, #HEARCON)


This project was funded by the Radboud Western Collaboration Fund. 


Western University, London, ON, Canada. 

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