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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 

Leadership Training Programme

India, 2012

In partnership with

  • Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  • National Culture Fund
Participants on the Leadership Training programme 2012

Museum professionals from 12 institutions across India are taking part in the Leadership Training Programme, an initiative designed to support the development of museum leaders as a way of helping facilitate change in the Indian museum sector.

The programme is a collaboration with the Ministry of Culture in India and the National Culture Fund. Participants take part in three modules created to balance the theoretical with the practical, building on existing skills and advising on museum best practice. Training has been carefully shaped to ensure participants can immediately apply and share their knowledge and skills within their organisations.


Participating
museums

Programme participants have been drawn from government-funded museums.

  • Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
  • Archaeological Survey of India, Delhi
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaaj Vaastu Sangrahalay (CSMVS), Mumbai
  • Egmore Museum, Chennai
  • Indian Museum, Kolkata
  • Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal
  • National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore
  • National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi
  • National Museum, Delhi
  • National Museum Institute, Delhi
  • Salarjung Museum, Salarjung
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata

About the programme
 

Arranged across three modules, the programme focusses on both the key skills required of museum leaders and some of the more practical aspects of museum management.

Collaborative activities also form a key component of the programme, with participants encouraged to share ideas and experiences and build a network of colleagues. It is hoped additional support provided through the alumni network will help delegates identify and implement changes at their museums.

More information about the programme