Posts filed under World Heritage 2017

Shaymaa Arif: Heritage and Identity

I care about making it clear once and for all that the protection of heritage sites is so incredibly important and taking that away is stripping away our connections with the land. It is trying to erase traces of a civilisation and a people by way of erasing their history. There needs to be a bigger movement, a bigger push to educate the world on the importance of protecting heritage.

Posted on June 26, 2017 and filed under World Heritage 2017.

Christophe Gillain: World Civilisation and its Discontents

Ever since hearing the brilliant speakers at our training weekend talk about different aspects of the politics of cultural heritage and public history, I’ve been thinking about the questions they raised. And if I’m honest, a lot of that thought has been devoted to puzzling over how to tackle this blog post.

Posted on June 21, 2017 and filed under World Heritage 2017.