Safeguarding Sudan's Living Heritage

This project will completely renovate the currently inaccessible Ethnographic Museum in central Khartoum.

This ambitious project will completely renovate the currently inaccessible Ethnographic Museum in central Khartoum, protecting it from the impacts of climate change induced flooding, create a new landmark domed roof and improved facilities for visitors. The project will also meaningfully engage pastoralists in Darfur and Kordofan, empowering local communities to record accounts of their own living heritage. This will inform new displays in the Ethnographic Museum, enabling people to engage with the critically important collections related to Sudanese intangible culture.

Project Details

Location: Sudan, Northern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): Mallinson Architects Project partner(s): Sudan National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums British Institute Eastern Africa ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Office Cambridge Heritage Research Centre (CHRC) Mapping Africa’s Endangered Archaeological Sites and Monuments Project Funder(s): British Council Cultural Protection Fund in partnership with DCMS Funding received: £ 1,893,340.00 Commencement Date: 12/2022 Project Status: Active
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