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GCRF Cultural Heritage Project Hub

The GCRF Cultural Heritage Hub is an interdisciplinary consolidator project coordinated by the University of St Andrews. Led by the main Principal Investigator Dr Richard Bat…

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Safeguarding heritage in Tanzania at coastal sites

This project address issues with the fragility of heritage in developing countries with a focus on the threatened internationally important and World Heritage sites in Tanzani…

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Digital Heritage Malawi

Digital Heritage Malawi provides a gateway to accessing Malawi’s cultural treasures. The pilot project aims to produce a pathway site for everyone from local to international …

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Motorcycling as Peacebuilding in Liberia

Ex-combatant and conflict-affected youth make up the vast majority of Liberia’s 175,000 motorcycle taxi drivers. Motorcycling emerged after Liberia’s civil war as a critical e…

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Fragile Heritage Ecologies: Vernacular cultures and the at-risk landscapes of the Hindu-Kush-Himalaya mountain region

This project aims to develop a participatory and inclusive Fragile Heritage Framework for mapping the natural and cultural heritage of mountain communities in the Hindu-Kush-H…

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A sustainable re-construction method for seismic-prone heritage areas of Gujarat (India) based on advanced recording technologies

In response to the challenges in post-earthquake housing reconstruction of heritage areas of Gujarat (India), the project will develop a faster, affordable and scalable method…

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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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