Americas

Projects in Americas

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Colombia, Pre-hispanic Inscriptions from the Samaná-Río Claro Karst Formations

Fundación Amazonas urgently documented five unique archaeological sites in the Samaná-Río Claro Karst Formations. The sites contain pictographs (drawn) and petroglyphs (carve…

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Antigua and Barbuda, National Archives of Antigua and Barbuda

The National Archives of Antigua and Barbuda will fix the roof of the archive building - which is leaking significantly due to damage caused by the 2017 hurricanes.

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Mexico, San Cristóbal de Las Casas Archive

An earthquake and a subsequentinsect termite infestation are affecting the religious, historical archive of the San Critóbal de las Casas Archive in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Brazil, Safeguarding the manuscripts produced by the 'negros liberados'

The Sociedade Protetora dos Desvalidos (SPD), the first civil organisation for Black people (anno.1832), requests funding for the safeguarding of their archive.

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EU-LAC Museums

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS seeks to carry out out a comparative analysis of small to medium-sized rural museums and their communities in the EU and LAC regions, and to develop associated …

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Community Crafts and Culture

Community Crafts and Culture is a collaborative community project coordinated by the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) at the University of St Andrews. This …

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Conservation of the 18th-Century Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Rosary at Comayagua Cathedral

This project involves the conservation of the elaborately carved and gilt Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Rosary, including its several oil and embossed paintings on wood and…

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Preservation of the Traditional Baniva Language

This project involves the compilation of a language dictionary and storybook in conjunction with workshops and activities to support Baniva communities in their efforts to pas…

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Preservation and Protection of the 5th-7th-Century Nazca Geoglyphs

This project involves a suite of activities to record and conserve the glyphs and to mitigate the risk of damage to the lines.

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