Connected Through Heritage: : Developing Regional Networks for Heritage and Museum Studies


WHEN April 13-14, 2015
WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

This workshop brings together both scholars and heritage professionals from multiple disciplines and various institutional backgrounds to focus on the Gulf in the context of the wider region, connected through historical, cultural, and economical relationships. The workshop contributes to the development of a sustainable network for heritage and museum studies in the region by discussing and analyzing the existing formal and informal heritage and museum studies curricula to understand the relevant themes and mechanisms of cooperation.

Image: © Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi

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

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