Western Sudan Community Museums: Post-conflict Recovery of Living Cultural Heritage

Dear ISNS Members and Friends,
The following Zoom web presentation may be of interest to you. Please be aware you must register using the link below.
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WSCM (Western Sudan Community Museums): Post-conflict Recovery of Living Cultural Heritage

Date: 10 September 2020
Time: 12:00 PM (Rome, Italy)
Location: Online

Description

Community Museums provide tangible evidence of Sudan’s rich history and cultural diversity and point the way to its cultural future.

This webinar presents the WSCM project dedicated to supporting the protection, post-conflict recovery, and restoration of three Community Museums in Western Sudan, enabling them to provide for the educational and cultural needs of their communities. The project aimed to help ensure the museum buildings and enclosures are protected and fit for purpose, their contents are conserved and recorded, their displays attractive and engaging for communities because these were well researched, explained, and designed. The project also aimed to set standards, in three cultural hubs, of expectation and goals for government support, internal and external funders.

Speakers

Dr. Zaki Aslan, Director of ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Office
Dr. Aglal Elmalik, Director of Conservation department, NCAM (National Corporation of Antiquities and Museums in Sudan)
Ms. Amani Yousif Basheer, Director of Shikan Museum, NCAM (National Corporation of Antiquities and Museums in Sudan)
Dr. Helen Mallinson, Project manager, Mallinson. LT (RIBA, Mallinson Architects & Engineers Ltd)
Arch. Michael Mallinson, Manager, Mallinson Architects, Mallinson. LT (RIBA, Mallinson Architects & Engineers Ltd)
Arch. Anwar Sabik, Manager, Planning and Field projects, ICCROM 

Link to Webinar
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mb71TT53RVOgFlIMd62CVw

* registration is required

Vacancy for Project Curator: Sudan and Nubia

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

The following job opportunity may be of interest to you:

Project Curator: Sudan & Nubia
Term: 18 months
The British Museum
Department of Egypt and Sudan
London, United Kingdom

For further information and application procedures please see:
https://bmrecruit.ciphr-irecruit.com//templates/CIPHR/jobdetail_1614.aspx

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