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MEAP

An Arapaho analytical dictionary and concordance

The Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) provides grants worldwide to for the linguistic documentation of endangered language and knowledge. Grantees create mult…

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MEAP

Documentation of Cora in San Juan Corapan

The Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) provides grants worldwide to for the linguistic documentation of endangered language and knowledge. Grantees create mult…

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Welcome to the Culture in Crisis Portal

This free digital resource is a demonstration of the V&A’s ongoing commitment to protecting the world’s cultural heritage and supporting communities that suffer cultural loss, whether through conflict, criminal acts or natural disaster. The Culture in Crisis Programme brings together those with a shared interest in protecting cultural heritage, providing a forum for sharing information, inspiring and supporting action and raising public awareness.

With your support the Culture in Crisis Portal will become the world’s largest and most accessible database of cultural heritage preservation projects. It enables its users to quickly and easily register their preservation projects, as well as searching for those already in existence.

Together we can learn from each other, share experiences and work to protect the world’s cultural heritage.

To do this, we need your help.

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ARCHIVE COLLECTIONS IN CRISIS

Join us as we bring together 3 archival institutions working across the Middle East and North Africa to discuss emergency planning, implementing disaster management strategies…

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Cultural Heritage Protection in a post-Covid Landscape: Session 5: What Next?

[Session 5/5] The focus of this final session was to discuss the recommendations that had surfaced throughout the series and explore next steps, with the potential to inform …

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Cultural Heritage Protection in a post-Covid Landscape: Session 4: Development Strategies

[Session 4/5] The focus of this session centred on the wider value of cultural heritage and the potential to inform new approaches to international development and 'Aid'. Are…

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Culture in Crisis

Call for Papers: Invisible Reconstruction

Invisible Reconstruction is an initiative to change current thinking on disaster preparedness and recovery. In the 10th anniversary year of the Great East Japan Earthquake and…

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INTERPOL launches app to better protect cultural heritage

ID-Art app will empower fight against stolen works of art, cultural heritage crimes

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Shubbak

SHUBBAK FESTIVAL 2021

Ten years after the Arab Spring Shubbak, London’s biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture, returns with an ambitious programme reflecting on people, connections and ide…

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