Projects

Archiving the endangered traditional herbal medicinal knowledge and practices among multi-ethnic groups in Songea district, southern Tanzania

LOCATION Songea District, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania SYNOPSIS AND POSITION Traditional African medicine (TAM) was an advanced sector in the continent ... Read more

Digitalising Turkey’s Botanical Heritage

Ilgın Deniz Can (middle) & Barış Uğurman (left) working on specimens cleaning and mounting. Cleaned specimen before & after (top ... Read more

Embracing the past: Professionals and Indigenous People Dialogue on Historical Sites in Southern, Tanzania

Tanzanian professional historians and heritage experts have taken an active position in explaining the wealth and importance of historical and heritage sites.

Food, Hospitality, and the Micro-cultures of Syria

This is a pilot project for a much bigger one on the everyday micro-cultures of Syria, and the importance of studying and archiving them for any post-war reconciliation and society rebuilding efforts.

Futures Through Underwater Pasts: the Search for Mongalo

The Futures Through Underwater Pasts: the Search for Mongalo is a project funded by a grant from the AHRC Network Plus Rising from the Depth Sites. This project aims to combine two Network Plus groups, the maritime archaeology of Rising from the Depths with the memory research of Imagining Futures.

Mental Map: A way to access information from the Maji Maji war victims in southern Tanzania

LOCATION Kilwa, Ndanda and Sonega, Tanzania SYNOPSIS AND POSITION The study will add mental mapping which has not been widely ... Read more

Network Training Workshop; Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College, Tanzania

LOCATION Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College, Dar es Salaam Tanzania OURTEAM Nancy Rushohora, Stellenbosch University and University of Dar ... Read more

Personal Practices of Archiving ‘Time’: a Case Study in Lebanon

Before sharing space, people share time. For Bergson, time is an inner duration; “a subjective, conscious experience of time” (Latta 2014). Bergson further asserts that “Inner duration is the continuous life of a memory which prolongs the past into the present” (Bergson 1913).

Survival and Legacy of Trans-generational Memories of Colonialism In Mgao, Mtwara-Tanzania

The project was about advancing a recent encounter with transgenerational memories of colonialism at Mgao village in the Mtwara region to the young generation particularly those within the school environment aged 7-18 years old to archive their understanding of colonialism.

The Righteous Revolutionary

The project is mainly a production of a documentary film titled: The Righteous Revolutionary, based on the story of the Reverend Beyers Naude.