Preserving place

Issues and insights in documenting cultural heritage in the modern Middle East

Event date April 29, 2015 1pm - 2pm

photo showing scene in the Middle EastThroughout the Middle East, cultural heritage is being destroyed faster than we can document it. Join us for a discussion that examines the processes and praxes necessary to capture information and document material and visual culture – from monumental to ephemeral – for future generations.

Location: 3-370

Speaker: Dr. Sharon C. Smith, Program Head, Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries

This event is free and open to the public, and part of  MIT Libraries’ Preservation Week event series. Registration encouraged.