Anna Szöke

Anna Szöke is currently research manager at the Centre for AnthropologicalResearch on Museums and Heritage (CARMAH), Institute for European Ethnology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She studied Art History at the University of Vienna, has worked as a curator in Vienne’s museums and as a researcher at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her research focuses on collections of human skeletal remains, primarily on the Viennese Natural History Museum’ collection and similar ones in Europe. She explores the role of these collections in the development of scientific racism and practices of collecting from the 19t century until today.

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