Conversations in Archaeology and Heritage

Two well-attended webinar conversations were recently held with leading heritage professionals on Islamic and African archaeology and heritage. On 1st December, Dr Venetia Porter, Curator, Islamic and Contemporary Middle East in the British Museum, and Prof. Timothy Insoll talked about Venetia’s career and contemporary issues in representing and interpreting Islamic culture and the Middle East in the museum context. On 9th December, Dr Gertrude Aba Mansah Eyifa-Dzidzienyo, Lecturer, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana, Dr Shadia Taha, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, and Prof. Timothy Insoll talked about a range of themes including perceptions and repatriation of African heritage, gender in archaeology and heritage, and prospects and challenges for the future.

– Tim

The poster for the conversation with Dr Venetia Porter (design F. Insoll)

The poster for the conversation with Dr Gertrude Aba Mansah Eyifa-Dzidzienyo and Dr Shadia Taha (design F. Insoll)

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