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What is Heritage?

On Delma Island, at Liwa oasis, and in the classroom, Robert Partheisus is helping NYU Abu Dhabi students discover UAE heritage — while challenging them to re-think exactly what heritage means.

In the News

NYUAD Arts and Humanities faculty and researchers are frequently featured in the local and international media.

UAE academics reconstructing 'revolutionary' Bronze Age boat
Using historical sources, university lecturers and students are piecing together a reconstruction of a primitive ship that caused a trade revolution in the Arabian Gulf.
The National | April 28, 2019

Panoramic vision: how the UAE is safeguarding its heritage
In light of Unesco World Heritage Day, we look at the importance and benefits of preserving sites of historic and cultural significance in the UAE.
The National | April 12, 2017