Arab Today, arab today tca organises community workshops targets enthusiasts
Last Updated : GMT 14:57:28
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

‘Identifying Intangible Cultural Heritage'

TCA organises Community Workshops targets enthusiasts

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today TCA organises Community Workshops targets enthusiasts

Cultural heritage enthusiasts
Abu Dhabi - Arab Today

Cultural anthropologists, academics and researchers are set to gain a greater understanding of the emirate's intangible heritage in a specialised workshop in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) under the title ‘Identifying Community-Based Intangible Cultural Heritage', the workshop targets heritage enthusiasts, particularly teachers and researchers at the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Community Development, heritage departments, local institutions, individuals, NGOs and others who are actively involved in preserving intangible cultural heritage.
The workshop, running between August 24 and September 4, will be supervised by Dr. Nasser Ali Al Humairi, intangible heritage director and UNESCO international files coordinator at TCA Abu Dhabi. Participants will receive theoretical training for five days in Abu Dhabi, followed by another five days of practical training in Al Ain City on how to collect documented information covering three intangible cultural heritage elements (Al Harbiyah, Al Majlis and Arabian coffee) which will be on the UNESCO's Intangible Heritage List in 2015.
"This is a very important workshop because the process of identifying community-based intangible cultural heritage is a fairly new practice which does not have a fixed form yet. It draws on different experiences and tools used in multiple research areas including participatory rural appraisal and other developmental participatory tools; receiving free, conscious prior approval by local communities on the decisions related to their future; participatory ethnographic studies, folkloric surveys; oral history studies; and spatial data management and participatory delivery," said Dr. Nasser Al Humairi.
"The community-based identification process is part of the above-mentioned tools, encompassing individual and collective interviews and participatory maps, photos and videos that are interactive means of effectively delineating the community's elements of intangible cultural heritage and presenting them in a methodical way," added Al Humairi, reaffirming TCA Abu Dhabi's commitment to UNESCO's Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. TCA Abu Dhabi also bears responsibility of empowering local communities to do their part of identifying intangible cultural heritage, preserve it and pass it on to future generations.
TCA Abu Dhabi has previously organised numerous workshops in the field of identifying, collecting and documenting heritage; however, this pioneering workshop draws on the community-based identification process according to the UNESCO's 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The workshop aims to provide participants with the required knowledge and skills to design and facilitate the heritage identification process which suits the special circumstances in which they work.
The current community-based identifying process represents the third topic covered by UNESCO's study curriculum, which was prepared within the framework of UNESCO's global strategy of building capacities in the field of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage through the implementation of the 2003 Convention. UNESCO is currently seeking to develop new topics, while being keen on updating the curriculum's materials with the support of its trained experts.
By the end of the workshop, trainees are expected to be able to co-design and perform the processes of identifying community-based heritage, and prepare identification frameworks or develop currently applied ones using the different participatory research methods and skills. Trainees will also be able to operate documentation equipment.
Source: WAM

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today tca organises community workshops targets enthusiasts Arab Today, arab today tca organises community workshops targets enthusiasts

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Saudis await visitors but will they come?

GMT 11:54 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Saudis await visitors but will they come?
Arab Today, arab today Sarah Belamesh designs antiques of "ceramic"

GMT 19:45 2017 Monday ,20 February

Sarah Belamesh designs antiques of "ceramic"
Arab Today, arab today Blind sheikh buried in Egypt

GMT 06:32 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Blind sheikh buried in Egypt
Arab Today, arab today Media host Mona Iraqi stresses her show's success

GMT 15:32 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Media host Mona Iraqi stresses her show's success
View News in Arabic - Culture: أخبار ثقافة
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today To hold social dialogue over secondary school

GMT 07:43 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

To hold social dialogue over secondary school
Arab Today, arab today UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years

GMT 05:14 2017 Thursday ,23 February

UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years
Arab Today, arab today Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 12:16 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage
Arab Today, arab today Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons
Arab Today, arab today Tesla back into red but revenue grows

GMT 07:27 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Tesla back into red but revenue grows
Arab Today, arab today Nissan enhances sales in most markets

GMT 14:08 2017 Monday ,20 February

Nissan enhances sales in most markets
Arab Today, arab today Salma Rashid happy for 'A Whisper of Love'

GMT 05:19 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Salma Rashid happy for 'A Whisper of Love'
Arab Today, arab today Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 10:28 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 06:41 2017 Monday ,20 February

Janat pleased for issuing 'Good Morning'

GMT 12:35 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby

GMT 14:29 2017 Monday ,20 February

Prepares to present her new collection

GMT 15:53 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Small ponds have outsized impact

GMT 23:29 2017 Thursday ,16 February

Home built on sand castles-style costs $8m

GMT 07:51 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Mom's immune system accepts babies

GMT 17:46 2017 Saturday ,18 February

Tourist guide reveals methods of tourist attractions

GMT 13:12 2015 Saturday ,09 May

Sheikh Sultan opens Sharjah Centre

GMT 19:10 2017 Friday ,17 February

Hats, scarves add beauty to women
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday