Ancient Egypt and Social Inclusion: How to Create a Sustainable Cultural Landscape

Lecture

Ancient Egypt and Social Inclusion

when 6:30‐8pm where NYUAD Campus, Conference Center Part of the "Science, Heritage and The Past" Series who NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Ancient Egypt and Social Inclusion: How to Create a Sustainable Cultural Landscape

The primary duty of a museum is to preserve heritage features of outstanding universal value for future generations. Preserving implies studying, understanding, and implementing conservation, but also communicating and engaging with the public in as many levels as possible. The connections and entangled relations between modern life and ancient artefacts move beyond the mutually exclusive differences, and often invisible links are involved. The duty of a museum is to make these links visible, communicating the value of its collections, and thus creating a sustainable cultural landscape. This talk delves into the scope of how to create a sustainable cultural landscape with consideration to preservation.

Speaker
Christian Greco, Italian Egyptologist; Director of the Egyptian Museum of Turin

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute


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