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SCRI Invites AFS Annual Meeting Attendees to Forum

Thursday, October 3, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alexandra Sanchez

Join the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative in a meeting to discuss disaster response plans for intangible cultural heritage.

08-13 Disaster Response for Intangible Cultural Heritage
Saturday, October 19
Douglass, 3rd Floor

The Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI) works to protect cultural heritage threatened or impacted by disasters and to help U.S. and international communities preserve their identities and history. SCRI projects include cultural rescue work in Haiti, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Mali, Nepal, and the U.S., as well as disaster training for heritage colleagues, first responders, and military personnel around the world. SCRI is currently working to develop disaster response plans for intangible cultural heritage. This meeting will serve as a forum to share ideas and case studies, and build relationships for future collaborations to protect ICH from the threats of disaster.

Please contact Nana Kaneko at if you are interested in attending and/or would like more information.

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