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New research by Heritage Crafts has unearthed more traditional craft skills on the verge of extinction in the UK, in the latest major update of its pioneering project, the Red List of Endangered Crafts.
In this online event, hear from Sudanese heritage specialists, as well as those working to support them, to understand more about the impacts of the conflict taking place.
On 30 May, partners from Sudan Memory and the Hussein Shariffe project join with journalists, writers, activists, cultural and NGO practitioners, and political commentators, to explore in a public panel and open forum how our own and similar projects can sustain experiences and memories of shared cultures, and provide platforms from which to contest ongoing violence. The event begins with presentations from Sudan Memory and the Hussein Shariffe project, alongside a short film from the Sudanese Women’s Museum in Darfur. A round table with invited panellists is followed by open discussion. All participants are warmly invited to join us for a reception with light refreshments after the event.
- Venue: Bush House Lecture Theatre 1, Floor 1 Bush House, King’s College London London WC2 4BG
Bringing together voices from different disciplines within the Sudanese heritage sector, we will hear about the current threats posed to cultural heritage, as well as the emerging initiatives such as the Sudan Heritage Protection Initiative which are designed promote, protect, and preserve it.
- Venue: Online
This in-person Culture in Crisis event, hosted at the V&A South Kensington, programmed in collaboration with London Festival of Architecture, will explore different case studies and approaches to the (re)construction of architecture, within post-crisis environments.
- Venue: Hochhauser Auditorium - Victoria and Albert Museum
From 26 to 28 April 2023, the international conference "Collaboration In Times Of Crisis: Preserving Natural And Cultural Heritage" will be held at the Georgian National Museum in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference is prepared by the Georgian National Museum in collaboration with the V&A's Culture in Crisis Programme, the Centre for Study and Promotion of Natural and Cultural Heritage of Georgia, and the Rathgen Research Laboratory of the National Museums in Berlin – Prussian Cultural Heritage.
- Venue: The Georgian National Museum
Last year, the UNESCO Heritage Emergency Fund significantly increased the number of activities supported. Twenty-seven activities were implemented in 18 countries to respond to emergencies caused by climate change, natural disasters and conflicts, as well as to strengthen preparedness.