2016-10-04_dialogues-with-the-past
Workshop Dialogues with the Past: Documenting Heritage in the UAE

By Invitation Only

Date

Location Abu Dhabi

Heritage and national identity are closely connected. Throughout the past 45 years, the UAE has gone through very rapid changes and development. All the while, it has been very much engaged in bridging its past with its present and future. This workshop discusses both established documentation systems and the role of new high-tech methods, such as 3D scanning, drones, visualization techniques, and new interactive media, in order to evaluate how to best continue in the documentation and presentation of heritage for scholarly and wider audiences. Leading international academics, heritage managers, architects, curators, archaeologists, and artists working in the UAE come together to discuss their role in heritage recording and preservation.

Heritage and national identity are closely connected. Throughout the past 45 years, the UAE has gone through very rapid changes and development. All the while, it has been very much engaged in bridging its past with its present and future. This workshop discusses both established documentation systems and the role of new high-tech methods, such as 3D scanning, drones, visualization techniques, and new interactive media, in order to evaluate how to best continue in the documentation and presentation of heritage for scholarly and wider audiences. Leading international academics, heritage managers, architects, curators, archaeologists, and artists working in the UAE come together to discuss their role in heritage recording and preservation.

Convened by

Robert Parthesius Director of CIE, Centre for International Heritage Activities; Visiting Professor of Heritage and Museum Studies, NYUAD

Hosted by

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute