Talk Past event Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Culture in Crisis: Engaging Youth for the Preservation of Heritage in the Middle East

Three organisations, each funded by the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund, discuss the challenges and breakthroughs of their work with young people across the Middle East to protect and preserve their threatened cultural heritage

  • The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

  • Free event

Past Event
Culture in Crisis: Engaging Youth for the Preservation of Heritage in the Middle East photo

The event will look at the safeguarding of cultural festivals, traditional crafts and customs in Lebanon; the development of educational workshops for refugee children in Jordan; and the engagement of young people exploring the relationship between their cultural heritage, landscape and agriculture in the Occupied-Palestinian Territories.

Featuring a panel of speakers from Petra National Trust, Action for Hope, The Search for Common Ground and the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR).

This Culture in Crisis event is programmed in partnership with the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund.