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Building relevant capacity in implementing Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage programs (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only William F. Jeffery. Robert Parthesius.

The CIE-Centre for International Heritage Activities has been very active in implementing Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage (MUCH) capacity building programs in a number of countries in southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific. While the UNESCO 2001 Convention and the Nautical Archaeology Society training programs are used as frameworks in the principles and practices for the programs, they are implemented in a manner and over a time that is considered relevant to each country. This comes...


Education in Maritime Archaeology: Universities, Capacity Building, and the Internet (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Peter B. Campbell.

The field of maritime archaeology exists within a dynamic socio-political world that constantly changes due to actions of those outside the field, such as legislation, funding, and public opinion. Education must suit the needs of students who will work in current and future conditions; however, many field schools and degree programs operate using paradigms from previous conditions. Registrant responses on MaritimeArchaeology.com show concern on what is being taught, significant gaps between...


A Global Exchange: NPS Collaborations with the Slave Wrecks Project in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Mozambique (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jessica Keller.

For the past few years, the National Park Service has been involved with the Slave Wrecks Project, an international multi-agency effort to document sites related to the International Slave Trade. Student and academic representatives from Mozambique and Senegal participated in a workshop, supported by the U.S. State Department, where information, techniques, and perspectives were exchanged during a 10-day project hosted by the NPS at Buck Island National Reef Monument and Christiansted National...


Realizing Autonomy: Building the Capacity of Senegal’s First Underwater Archaeologists (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Matthew Hanks.

In April and May of 2017, two National Park Service (NPS) staff from the Submerged Resources Center (SRC) joined Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) staff and post-graduate students in Dakar, Senegal. The three-week project was a response to a request for technical assistance by the U.S. State Department, UCAD, and other partners for underwater archaeological training and capacity building as part of the Slave Wrecks Project (SWP). While in Senegal, SRC staff contributed to ongoing marine...


A Reciprocal Opportunity: Interning and Contributing on the Guerrero Project (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Andrianna Dowell. Arlice Marionneaux.

The history and the search for 19th century pirate-slaver Guerrero, wrecked in the Straits of Florida, brought together a consortium of research organizations and awarded two interns a valuable learning experience. Through the Latino Heritage Internship Program and the American Conservation Experience, interns Andrianna Dowell and Arlice Marionneaux (respectively) partnered with underwater archaeologists from National Park Service to assist in the Guerrero survey. The opportunity fostered...


The Slave Wrecks Project in National Park Units of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David Morgan. Jessica Keller. Jeneva Wright. Meredith Hardy. Dave Conlin. Stephen Lubkemann. Paul Gardullo. Chris DeCorse.

Since 2010 the National Park Service (NPS) has worked with the Smithsonian Institution and George Washington University to foster greater understanding of how the African slave trade shaped global history. This endeavor—the Slave Wrecks Project (SWP)—represents a long-term, multi-national effort to locate, document, protect, and analyze maritime sites pertaining to the slave trade, following the entire process including capture, transportation, sale, enslavement, resistance, and freedom. The...


Underwater Cultural Heritage Training Programs Aimed at Increasing Professional Capacity: the UNESCO Foundation and Advanced courses Held Between 2009 and 2012 in Thailand for the Asia - Pacific Region (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Martijn Manders.

Between 2009 and 2012, UNESCO developed a foundation course for the management of underwater cultural heritage followed by advanced courses - all for the Asia-Pacific Region and aimed at professionals working for governmental organisations. Three foundation courses and two advanced courses were given in Thailand. In total 70 people were trained from 17 different countries. This huge success resulted in a few spin off effects in the region such as a platform of professionals from several...