Climate change and its effect on culture and heritage is the subject of an online seminar next week.
Part of the CVI Africa project, the two-hour seminar deals with climate change from a global, national and regional context.
The moderator is Professor Jane Downes, director of the UHI Archaeology Institute, and the speakers are:
- Dr Brenda Ekwurzel (Union of Concerned Scientists): Climate Science, Global and Africa view
- Adam Markham (Union of Concerned Scientists): Climate Change and Heritage
- Dr Eugene Itua (Natural Eco Capital, Nigeria): Climate Science and Impacts – the Nigeria view
- Professor Ambrose Zemba (Modibo Adama University, Nigeria): Climate Science and Impacts – the Sukur WHS and regional view
Culture. Climate. Heritage, hosted by ICOMOS Nigeria, is via Zoom and runs from 11am until 1pm (BST) on Tuesday, September 7.
To register, click here.
The CVI-Africa project, led by institutions in Africa and the United Kingdom, is piloting the application of the Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) to African World Heritage properties.