The role of museums, Colonial legacy, Reappraisal of the colonial past
Nanette Snoep is a Dutch anthropologist and curator. Since January 2019 she is director of the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum – Kulturen der Welt, the ethnological collection in Cologne. In February 2015, she took over management of the three Ethnological Museums in Saxony – GRASSI Museum of Ethnology Leipzig, Museum of Ethnology Dresden, Museum of Ethnology Herrnhut. With over 300,000 objects from Africa, America, Oceania, Australia and Asia and a collection of more than 200,000 photographs and paintings, the state collection constitutes the second largest of its kind in Germany. She also taught African Art History and curated international exhibitions, including exhibitions such as l‘Invention du Sauvage in Paris (Prix du Cristal / Best Exhibition of France 2011) and many more.