Culture for Development Directory

Memory of the world : general guidelines to safeguard documentary heritage

Edmondson, Ray | 2002
  • Author(s): Edmondson, Ray
  • Publisher: UNESCO
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural heritage, libraries, archives
UNESCO has launched the Memory of the World Programme to guard against collective amnesia calling upon the preservation of the valuable archive holdings and library collections all over the world ensuring their wide dissemination. This is a 70 page document with guidelines and programme content.

South African family stories : reflections on an experiment in exhibition making

Faber, Paul and Rassool, Ciraj and Witz, Leslie | cop. 2007
  • Author(s): Faber, Paul and Rassool, Ciraj and Witz, Leslie
  • Publisher: Royal tropical institute (KIT)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: exhibitions, museums, family, intercultural communication, museology, south africa, netherlands
This Bulletin evaluates the 'making of' museum exhibition 'Family stories from South Africa'. The exhibition was put together with international partners and was on show in Amsterdam and Pretoria. This bulletin offers stimulating ideas and is of interest for future exhibition makers.

Dakar Plan of action on the promotion of ACP cultures and cultural industries

Fall, Abdou | 2003
  • Author(s): Fall, Abdou
  • Publisher: ACP. Council of ministers
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural co-operation, cultural policy, cultural heritage, programmes of action, acp, africa
A 4 page declaration c.q. actionplan of the ACP ministers of Culture on supporting cultural development. Key issues: cultural policies, heritage, co-operation, capacity building, cultural industries, ICT's, cultural foundation and a [year]ly ACP festival.

Museums in Nigeria : historical antecedents and current practice

Filane, Kunle | 2003
  • Author(s): Filane, Kunle
  • Publisher: AICA
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, museology, nigeria
This paper highlights the historical antecedents of museums in Nigeria, with a view to helping us to understand that museum concepts were not alien to indigenous African societies, before the advent of the Europeans.

Frances Fitzpatrick's \"conservation corner\" articles : 1999-2000

Fitzpatrick, Frances | 2001]
  • Author(s): Fitzpatrick, Frances
  • Publisher: Pacific islands museums association (PIMA)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, museology, cultural property protection, cultural heritage, pacific islands (trust territory)
A collection of Frances Fitzpatrick’s \"Conservation Corner\" Articles from the 1999-2000 PIMA News. Topics cover how to display and store bark and cloth materials, mould and pests, and environmental and chemical control.

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