SVESMI curates an international symposium «New Urban Histories: Between the Library, the Museum and the City” at the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Centre in Yekaterinburg, Russia

This unusual conference brings together museum and library professionals to discuss the next projects for contemporary cities.

Utrecht Central Museum director Bart Rutten, Royal library innovation consultant Erik Boekestijn, director of the Central library in Alkmaar and other curators, librarians and city professionals talk about collecting, preserving and writing urban narratives.

The discussion “Yekaterinburg – the City of Narratives: Towards the New Collections” concludes the sequence of talks, inviting local project leaders and opinion makers to share their experience of working at the industrial capital of Russia.