Team member

Margherita Sani

Advisory Group Member

BA in Literature and Philosophy at the University of Bologna, MA in Museums and Galleries Administration at the City University, London, works at the Istituto Beni Culturali of the Region Emilia Romagna, Italy (IBC) where she is in charge of innovative and international projects, and training programmes for museum personnel, both at regional and international level.Since 1996 she has organised the yearly European Museum Forum Workshop in cooperation with the Award giving institution, the European Museum Forum Trust and has led several EU funded projects, especially within the Lifelong Learning Programme, which have been recognised as best practice: “Lifelong Museum Learning”, “Museums Tell Many Stories”, “Voch – Volunteers for Cultural Heritage” and “MAP for ID – Museums as Places for Intercultural Dialogue”. She is on the NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations) executive board and a member of ICTOP (ICOM Committee Training Personnel). She also actively contributes to the activities of the informal network EMAC – European Museum Advisors Conference.Among recent publications edited on the subject of museums, lifelong learning and education: M. Sani, K. Gibbs, C. Da Milano (2009), Volunteers and Cultural Heritage – A European Handbook; M. Sani, K. Gibbs, S. Bodo (2009), “Museums as Places for Intercultural Dialogue – Selected practices from Europe”; M. Sani, K. Gibbs, J. Thompson (2007), Lifelong Learning and Museums. A European Handbook; M. Sani, A. Trombini, La qualità nella pratica educativa al museo, Bologna, 2003.



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