Welcome to the English pages of our project website!

Here you will find more information on the project, the team, and our call for papers.



Find the call for papers and posters below.

The Team

The project co-investigators are Prof Sandra Kemp, Senior Research Fellow at the V&A Museum and at the Imperial College London; Prof Hervé Inglebert, Professor of Roman History at the University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense; and André Delpuech, Director of the Musée de l’Homme, Paris. The postdoctoral researcher is Chiara Zuanni, Research Fellow at the V&A Museum.


The project aims to develop a comparative critique of approaches to universal histories in museums and of the role of museums in building knowledge about the future. The project combines critical investigation of universal histories and universal museums through four workshops – two in Paris and two in London – and two historical case studies, based … Continue reading About