[Elsnet-list] Re CALL FOR PAPERS _ WAC 6

Elisam Magara magara at easlis.mak.ac.ug
Sun Feb 10 10:42:41 CET 2008


Subject:  Re CALL FOR PAPERS _ WAC 6 

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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 at 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 at easlis.mak.ac.ug


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