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Sharon Macdonald is Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Social Anthropology and Director of the Centre for Anthropological Research on Museums and Heritage (CARMAH) in the Institute of European Ethnology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She is also an Honorary Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of York. She is currently a principal investigator on the following projects: Making Differences: Transforming Museums and Heritage in the Twenty-first Century (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), Matters of Activity: Image, Space, Material (German Research Foundation), and Curating Digital Images (German Research Foundation). Sharon was a Co-Investigator and led the Profusion theme of the Heritage Futures research programme.