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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   CALL FOR PAPERS _ WAC 6
Email:   magara_(on)_easlis.mak.ac.ug
Date received:   10 Feb 2008
Start date:   29 Jun 2008

Subject: Re CALL FOR PAPERS _ WAC 6 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Pleae receive an announcement for a session on "Digital Heritage and Global Realities: Responses from Africa and the Arab World" within the Digital Archaeology Theme of World Archaeological Congress 6, to be held in Dublin, 29th June - 4th July 2008 (all themes and sessions at http://www.ucd.ie/wac-6/ ). Session Digital Heritage and Global Realities: Responses from Africa and the Arab World This session will present the emerging digital documentation of heritage and archaeological sites in the developing world. Focusing on the role the 'global north' play in the provision of expertise and appropriate training in the digital documentation of cultural heritage, as well as the role governments, international scholarly networks, and individual researchers are playing in the digitization of African and Arab cultural heritage and archaeological sites. A number of initiatives will be shared and evaluated for their impact on the communities they seek to serve. These initiatives will also be examined as potential models for future collaboration, involvement, and innovation. Session organizers: Cinzia Perlingieri Università degli Studi di Napoli "l'Orientale" Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 12 80134, Naples, ITALY Tel. fax: ++39081293501 ++39081440594 cinzia.perlingieri_(on)_gmail.com Elisam Magara East African School of Library and Information Science, Makerere University Uganda Library and Information Association Office Tel: 256-414-531530 Fax: 256-414-540817, Mobile: 256-772-495592 magara_(on)_easlis.mak.ac.ug _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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