Southern Africa

Projects in Southern Africa

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The Photographer who woke up from the Dead - Mohlouoa T. Ramakatane

Throughout his career as a Lesotho portraitist, Mohlouoa T. Ramakatane, collected papers, photographs, and negatives to document his 50+ year career, including his role as off…

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Mapping archaeological heritage in South Asia

To create a database of endangered archaeological heritage in South Asia using satellite imagery and on the ground survey.

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Conservation of the Early 20th-Century Phutadikobo Museum Building in Mochudi

This project involves a suite of activities designed to address structural weaknesses in the early 20th-century building and to make it safe and suitable for storing and displ…

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Conservation of the 20th-Century Liliesleaf Archive Collection in Johannesburg

This project involves the conservation of materials related to the site.

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Conservation of Objects Recovered from the 18th-Century São José Slave Shipwreck in Cape Town

This project involves critical conservation laboratory upgrades and training and mentorship opportunities for archaeology students.

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Documentation of Indigenous African Musical Traditions in South Africa

This project involves the documentation of traditional music and its transcription into standard staff notation for preservation and use.

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Preservation of Photographs and Archaeological Field and Other Records Related to the Pre-Colonial Kingdom of Mapungubwe

This project involves the organization, documentation, and conservation of photographs, field records, and other items in the archive.

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Conservation of the 20th-Century Archives of the Federated Union of Black Artists (FUBA)

This project includes preventive conservation and storage upgrades.

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