Architect and Ph.D. in Interior Architecture and Exhibition Design, Elena Montanari graduated from Politecnico di Milano where she is contributing to research and didactic activities since 2005. She is currently Temporary Professor of Interior Design at the School of Architecture and Society, and Post-doc Research Fellow at the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DAStU); since March 2011 she has contributed to the research and dissemination activities developed within the EU funded Research Project MeLa - European Museums in an Age of Migrations (www.mela-project.eu).
Selected Bibliographic References
Lanz, Francesca, and Elena Montanari, eds. 2014. Advancing Museum Practices. Torino: Allemandi. Montanari, Elena. 2013. "Local Museums as Strategic Cultural Forces for 21st Century Society." In European Museums in the 21st Century: Setting the Framework. Vol. 3, edited by Luca Basso Peressut, Francesca Lanz, and Gennaro Postiglione, 533-573. Milano: Politecnico di Milano. Montanari, Elena. 2012. "The Ecomuseum as Mirror of Contemporary Communities? Multi-cultural Challenges, Inter-cultural Opportunities, Trans-cultural Practices." In Ecomuseums 2012 edited by Sério Lira, Rogério Amoéda, Cristina Pinhero, Peter Davis, Michelle Stefano,