Memory in Place: Intangible Heritage in Physical Spaces

Workshop

WHEN Monday, February 7, 2022
3-5pm WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

This workshop considers the role oral histories play at heritage sites and the challenges they pose. Looking at Qasr al Hosn and other heritage sites in the UAE, we consider the best practices for oral histories, the limitations of inherited memory, methods of collection and methods of sharing them with the public, both national and international.

In partnership with Qasr Al Hosn (DCT) and Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies at NYUAD.

Panel Members
  • Manaal Saadiyat, Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies in the UAE, NYUAD
  • Salama Al Qubaisi, Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies in the UAE, NYUAD
  • Dana Al Mazrouie, Salama bint Hamdan Foundation
  • Saeed Al Suwaidi, Partner at Bani & Al Culture, Founder of Almawrooth Initiative
  • Ayisha Khansaheb, Qasr Al Hosn
Moderated by
  • Alia Yunis, Visiting Associate Professor of Film and Heritage Studies, NYUAD

In Collaboration with

Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies in the UAE, NYUAD
Qasr Al Hosn

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