Monthly Archives: February 2024

Strategic Planning for Ethiopian Heritage Managers

Ethiopian heritage managers completed a HERITΛGE Strategic Planning for Heritage Managers workshop online in late November. The trainees consisted of heads, directors, and experts representing the regional bureaus of Tigray, Somali, Oromia, and Amhara. The workshop was led by Dr. Alexandros Papalexandris, Assistant Professor at the Athens University of Economics, and is part of the

SHIFT Project update: Metadata and a Text-to-Speech tool

The SHIFT project has produced two new videos for heritage professionals. They are part of the work being done by the 13 partners (including heritage) to make cultural heritage more accessible, inclusive, and appealing using the latest advances in technology. The first video explains some of the work SHIFT has been doing to produce a

19 African heritage projects receive small grants

The Heritage Management Organization (HERITΛGE) is pleased to announce the first 19 recipients of its HerMaP Africa small grants for organizations, groups, and individuals working with heritage in Africa. The HerMaP Africa initiative is generously supported by the Mellon Foundation’s Humanities in Place program. In the first round, over $220,000 has been awarded to projects

Digitizing Gambia’s Heritage: A workshop in Digital Tools for Cultural Heritage

  HERITΛGE is pleased to announce the successful completion of a transformative workshop that trained heritage caretakers in The Gambia on the latest digital tools for cultural heritage management. Our “Digital Tools for Heritage Management” workshop took place in Barra, Gambia, from December 12th to 18th, 2023. It is part of the HerMaP Gambia program,

Develop your heritage management expertise with HERITΛGE’s cutting-edge Summer Field Schools

Develop your heritage management expertise: gain new skills and embrace best practices with HERITΛGE’s cutting-edge Summer Field Schools HERITΛGE is thrilled to announce we are now accepting applications for our upcoming Summer Field Schools, offering exceptional opportunities for cultural heritage professionals. These intensive programs delve into crucial aspects of heritage management, providing participants with hands-on

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