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Tag: Sarah Meaker

  • Government House, Antigua

    Government House in the centre of Antigua’s capital city, St. John’s, is a treasured symbol of the nation’s democracy—its progression from slavery to full emancipation in 1834, and to confident independence in 1981. Established in a Parsonage dating from the 1700s, Government House has been the official residence of the islands’ Governor General since 1800.…

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  • Conference

    Sep 42019
    SEA CHANGE Conference

    About Sea Change The aim of the Sea Change Conference is to bring together the international conservation community to understand the growing impact of climate change on the built heritage of coastal communities. It is hoped that this process will help identify any gaps in understanding where new research might be commissioned to further the resilience of… See full Event

  • How you can help: Stonemasonry Training in Mafraq

    The objective of Phase 2 of our project in Mafraq is to build upon the foundation of the pilot project, extending and refining skills learnt with greater emphasis on conservation, and taking students to the next level of ability. A small cadre of 20 of the most talented students, both Jordanian and Syrian will be…

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  • Anabelle Gambert-Jouan: WMFB’s 2018 Yale Scholar on her experiences at Strata Florida

    My summer of research at the medieval abbey of Strata Florida taught me how closely this fascinating Cistercian monument is connected to its surrounding landscape (the Welsh place name “Ystrad Fflur” roughly translates to “Vale of Flowers”). Fortunately, the Strata Florida Project, which is shaping the abbey’s future with the help of WMF Britain, aims…

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  • Public talk

    Sep 102018 7PM
    2018 Watch – Global Spotlight, Local Action

    This year 25 sites were selected representing a wide variety of challenges ranging from human conflict and urbanization to natural disaster and climate change. From ancient sites to works of the 20th century, from rural settings to bustling urban centers, the 2018 Watch sites present timely opportunities for conservation, community engagement, and sustainable development. We’ll… See full Event

  • Colin Amery, 1944 – 2018

    The staff and trustees of World Monuments Fund Britain were deeply saddened to hear the news of Colin Amery’s death after a long illness. Colin was WMFBs founding Director, helping to set up the charity in 1995, where he stayed until 2007. An outstanding architectural historian, Colin was a champion of the highest standards of…

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