Culture, Heritage and Development in Sierra Leone
11 January 2012
A special event to accompany the Reanimating Cultural Heritage exhibition (see below) and to launch the www.sierraleoneheritage.org digital heritage resource.
Old Refectory, Wilkins Building, University College London
5.30-8.00pm, Thursday 2nd February 2012
Exhibition: Reanimating Cultural Heritage in Sierra Leone Exhibition
North Cloisters & North Lodge, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1 6BT
Dates: 9 January - 17 February, 2012, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
The Reanimating Cultural Heritage exhibition marks the culmination of the Reanimating Cultural Heritage project and the launch of the www.sierraleoneheritage.org digital heritage resource. Led by Dr Paul Basu, Reader in Material Culture and Museum Studies at University College London, the project has been concerned with the ‘digital curation’ of Sierra Leonean collections dispersed in different museums, and with exploring the capacity of cultural heritage to contribute to civil society strengthening in the developing world.
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