Resources

Relevant UK bodies and Guidance

Cultural property advice
DCMS Guidance for the Care of Human Remains in Museums
DCMS clarification on Human Remains definition
Guidance for best practice for treatment of human remains excavated from Christian burial grounds in England
Human Tissue Authority (HTA)
Human Tissue Act 2004

Links to UK museums policy pages

Bolton Museums
British Museum
Centre of Human Bioarchaeology (MoL)
Manchester Museum
Museum of London
National Museums Liverpool
National Museum Wales
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal Cornwall Museum
Science Museum
University of Oxford Museums
Wellcome Trust

FAQ for students


Recent dissertations


Repatriation case studies

Conferences, websites and blogs

International sites of interest

Australia
National Museum of Australia, Canberra

Canada
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation (CMCC)
Protection and Repatriation of First Nation Cultural Heritage research project (Alberta)
Royal Ontario Museum

New Zealand
Te Papa Museum, Wellington

USA
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
Native American Repatriation & Reburial Bibliography (Stanford)

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