About Journal

Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (the Kunstkamera) of the Russian Academy of Sciences introduces its peer-reviewed journal, Kunstkamera. The periodical covers a broad spectrum of modern scholarship in museum studies, history of science, ethnography, ethnology, cultural anthropology, and neighboring disciplines. It focuses on such issues as different approaches to museum work, history of collections, biographies of museum objects and exhibiting practices, museum audiences, and displays. The name of the journal is a tribute to the traditions of classical academic scholarship. From its inception, the museum of Kunstkamera exhibited a cutting-edge scholarship, and today, the journal of the same name is ready to explore and debate innovative approaches in its disciplinary field. Kunstkamera is the official publication of the Alliance of Early Universal Museums.

The journal was founded in 2018 and is published quarterly.

It accepts contributions in Russian and English.

Kunstkamera is indexed in the following databases and electronic library systems: 

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