Léontine Meijer-van Mensch

Léontine Meijer-van Mensch

Museum Director

  • Colonial legacy, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Leipzig (Germany)

Léontine Meijer-van Mensch has been Director of the State Ethnographic Collections of Saxony, the Ethnological Museums in Leipzig, Dresden and Herrnhut since February 2019. Prior to this, she was Program Director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Deputy Director of the Museum of European Cultures in Berlin, and lecturer in museology and museum ethics at the Reinwardt Academy in Amsterdam. She is an active member on the boards of several international museum organizations, for example as a member of the Executive Board of the International Council of Museums. She is a regular guest lecturer in various study programmes on cultural heritage throughout Europe.

Léontine Meijer-van Mensch at the Latitude Festival:

How Museums Move Into the Future

Contributions by Léontine Meijer-van Mensch