Projects in Nigeria

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JADEAS Trust Archive

The Jadeas Trust Library archive of J.F. Ade-Ajayi, dynamic co-founder of the Ibadan History School and champion of the intellectual movement of “quiet revolutionaries” decolo…

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African Studies Ibadan Audiovisual and Arabic Manuscripts Archives

During West Africa’s decolonization, researchers and practitioners captured the flourishing of local traditions, including festivals, speeches, songs, and performances-- repre…

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Rescuing Zik’s Library: Preserving the Nnamdi Azikiwe Papers

From his role as a student studying in America to becoming the first president of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe created a vast collection of documentation including personal works, …

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CVI Africa: Values-based Climate Change Risk Assessment: Piloting the Climate Vulnerability Index for Cultural Heritage in Africa

In many regions of Africa, the risks from climate change to cultural heritage are pronounced. The response to these threats has profound implications for the wider cultural an…

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2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Nigeria, Centre for Trans-Saharan Studies

The Centre for Trans-Saharan Studies of the University of Maiduguri will, together with Northern Nigerian manuscript conservator Michaelle Biddle, establish a Manuscript Conse…

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RE ORG Nigeria

Preventive Conservation of Museum Collections in Nigeria

This projects involves training and mentorship in preventive conservation of museum objects in storage.

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Documentation of the Traditional Knowledge of the Ifa in Nigeria

This project involves the documentation of 256 “odus,” or stories, of the babalawos of Oyo state.

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Preservation of the Ancient Rock Art of Nigeria in Jigawa and Cross River States

This project endeavors to strengthen Nigeria's network of rock art conservation specialists across regions.

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Documentation and Conservation of the Late 14th-Century Sungbo's Eredo Earthworks of the Yoruba Ijebu Kingdom

This project involves the documentation and partial conservation of the site’s extensive system of banks and ditches spanning two Nigerian states.

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