Considerações éticas | Ethical concerns

Instituto de Anatomia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa | ©


Brief presentation of the ethical concerns around human anatomical displays

Further reading

Lisa Overholtzer & Juan R. Argueta (2018) Letting skeletons out of the closet: the ethics of displaying ancient Mexican human remains, International Journal of Heritage Studies, 24:5, 508-530

Rina Knoeff, Robert Zwijnenberg (2015) The Fate of Anatomical Collections, Routledge 336 pages

Tinne Claes, Veronique Deblon, When nothing remains: anatomical collections, the ethics of stewardship and the meanings of absence, Journal of the History of Collections, Volume 30, Issue 2, July 2018, Pages 351–362

Thomas Söderqvist (2005) Collecting and displaying bodies and body parts – what’s the problem?, Symposium Law, Ethics and the Historical Display of Human Remains, London 13-14 April 2005

Hallam, Elizabeth & Alberti, Samuel. (2013). Bodies in Museums