Monthly Archives: June 2016

Call for applicants: Conservation Grants from AWH by Ntombo Mgijima | Jun 17, 2016 | Uncategorized | Each year the African World Heritage Fund provides conservation grants to African State parties in order to support and implement activities which focus … Continue reading

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Brexit and African heritage: opportunities and challenges

June 24th saw Britain’s ‘leave’ EU campaign winning by a large margin. The ‘stay’ campaign had brought out all the negative possibilities that could arise in the event of leaving the EU but has not touched much on other specific … Continue reading

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HERITAGE IN REFUGE: MOBILE-VIRTUAL IDENTITIES OF REFUGEES

World refugee day is 20th June 2016 this year. Whereas this community goes through numerous challenges along their numerous journeys, one aspect in particular is usually neglected -That is the impa… Source: HERITAGE IN REFUGE: MOBILE-VIRTUAL IDENTITIES OF REFUGEES

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HERITAGE IN REFUGE: MOBILE-VIRTUAL IDENTITIES OF REFUGEES

World refugee day is 20th June 2016 this year. Whereas this community goes through numerous challenges along their numerous journeys, one aspect in particular is usually neglected -That is the impact of refugee status on an individual’s relationship with their tangible … Continue reading

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Heritage that hurts – Interpreting ‘June 16 Day of the African child’

The events of June 16, 1976 in the now Republic of South Africa led to the declaration of youth day or day of the African child. In heritage literature these are now synonymous with heritage that hurts or dark heritage. Interpretation … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development & African heritage: UNESCO

Between 31st May and 04th June 2016 UNESCO and the government of the Republic of Tanzania (via Ngorongoro world heritage site) hosted an international conference that discussed the link between African world heritage and the framework of sustainable development.   … Continue reading

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