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Sustainable Heritage: Preserving the Past, Securing the Future

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I recently had the privilege of participating in an inspiring volunteering programme with European Heritage Volunteers in collaboration with Klassik Stiftung Weimar during the UNESCO-Welterbestätten Deutschland e.V. German World Heritage Day. The title of this remarkable initiative was “Sustainable Practices of Heritage Conservation in Times of Climate Change.” Today, as…

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Youth Forum Blog: People Power

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People Power: Addressing the Critical Imbalance in the Heritage Sector – Written by Ellis Murrell Heritage is changing. Which is ironic really, considering that the very idea of heritage is to preserve the past as it was, for the enjoyment of the present and the future. But when I say…

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Youth Forum Blog: Repatriation

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As an undergraduate and new to heritage, one of my first classes in university spoke of repatriation. In that class, I also discovered the theory that every object has a biography and every interaction it has is vital to its story. That deserves to be recognised however, many museums have…

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