Provenance Research in Non-European Collection and Ethnography in Lower Saxony
The objectives of the PAESE project are
- basic research on the acquisition of ethnological or ethnographic collections in Lower Saxony and related research questions in the participating institutions,
- networking and cooperation with representatives of the societies of origin,
- the networking of provenance research on collection material from colonial contexts in Lower Saxony and with comparable projects in the German-speaking and European regions,
- Transparency and opening of a dialogue about the origin of the objects and the future handling of them and, as a basis for this, an opening of the researched collections to all interested parties.
Das Städtische Museum Braunschweig wurde 1861 von engagierten Braunschweiger Bürgern, mit dem Ziel gegründet, Sammlungen zur Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte der Stadt aufzunehmen...
The Ethnological Collection of the Georg-August-University Göttingen is one of the most important teaching and research collections in the German-speaking world. Its beginnings date back to the time of the Enlightenment....
The Landesmuseum Hannover, the largest national state museum in Lower Saxony, houses the Department of Ethnology, Archaeology and Natural History as well as the State Gallery. It evolved from the Museum für Kunst und Wissenschaft (Museum of Art and Science), founded in 1856 by civic associations....
When the Hildesheim Museum was founded in 1844, it was initially named “City Museum” (“Städtisches Museum”). In 1894 it was first renamed “Roemer-Museum” and then got its current name, “Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum”, in 1911...
The State Museum Nature and Man Oldenburg was founded in 1836 by Grand Duke Paul Friedrich August von Oldenburg (1783-1853). The purchase of a collection of insects, birds, and mammals that had been constituted especially for the museum by the Delmenhorst District Physicist Dr. Otto Ernst Oppermann (1764-1851) even dates back to the year 1835...