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Dr Philipp Schorch

Dr Philipp Schorch

Position: Honorary Fellow
Phone: +61 3 925 17818
Campus: B


A list of the ten most significant relevant publications for the last five years:

  1. Schorch, P. (2014). The cosmohermeneutics of migration encounters at the Immigration Museum Melbourne. Museum Worlds: Advances in Research, 2 (1), 81-98.
  2. Schorch, P. (2014). Experiencing differences and negotiating prejudices at the Immigration Museum Melbourne. International Journal of Heritage Studies, DOI:10.1080/13527258.2013.877955.
  3. Schorch, P. (2014). Cultural feelings and the making of meaning. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 20 (1), 22-35.
  4. Schorch, P. & Hakiwai, A. (2014). Mana Taonga and the public sphere: A dialogue between Indigenous practice and Western theory. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 17 (2), 191-205.
  5. Schorch, P. (2013). Contact Zones, Third Spaces, and the Act of Interpretation. Museum and Society, 11(1), 68-81.
  6. Schorch, P. (2013). The experience of a museum space. Museum Management and Curatorship, 28 (2), 193-208.
  7. Schorch, P. (2013). The hermeneutics of transpacific assemblages. Alfred Deakin Research Institute Working Paper Series, 2 (41), 1-15.
  8. Schorch, P. (2010). Humanising contact zones. In O. Guntarik (Ed.), Narratives of community: Museums and ethnicity (pp. 262-287). Edinburgh: MuseumsEtc.
  9. Schorch, P. (2009). The 'reflexive museum' - opening the doors to behind the scenes. Te Ara - Journal of Museums Aotearoa, 33 (1-2), 28-31.

University recorded publications

Researcher output profile for Dr Philipp Schorch

Brief Biography

9/14 - 11/14 - Visiting Research Fellow, Department of American Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

2014 to date - Research Fellow, Thyssen Foundation, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

2014 to date - Honorary Research Fellow, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, Australia

10/13 - 12/13 - Research Fellow, Lichtenberg Kolleg, Institute of Advanced Study, Georg-August-University Gottingen, Germany

2012 - 2013 - Research Fellow, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University; Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Deakin University; and Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University

2006 - 2011 - Research Associate, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

2007 - 2011 - PhD in Museum and Heritage Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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4th February 2015