(Re)Contextualising Contested Heritage
Building Capacity & Designing Participatory Approaches to Preserve Cultural Heritage by the Youth
The ReCon Heritage project is about mounting an interdisciplinary approach using arts and humanities research to respond to a critical global challenge of the continuous destruction of cultural heritage in conflict regions.
One objective is to develop transformative models of regional partnerships on sustainable transitions of peacebuilding and cultural exchange. Another objective is to establish a sustainable digital platform, supported by local young people, with help from three major international research universities.
Develop interdisciplinary partnerships between academics, museum professionals, educators and practitioners
Promote an understanding of participatory practice and how it can benefit the museum and its wider communities
Provide training to raise the profile of local expertise and benefit the wider cultural sector and youth People
Enable local heritage professionals to engage key stakeholders in cultural heritage protection