Recovering A Looted Past ~ “Repatriating” African History: Old Artifacts + Technology ~ New Communities + New Narratives in African History

Recovering A Looted Past ~ “Repatriating” African History: Old Artifacts + Technology ~ New Communities + New Narratives in African History

The conquest of African societies often involved the looting of cultural treasures.Digital technology can help to restore narrative control.

  • Posted on: 28 December 2021
  • By: CCRA

(EV&N # 404) This is video was compiled from video material for broadcast on Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) Channel 9. The video is based upon a contribution presented to an international digital conference convened by the Department of History of the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.

The initial draft was presented live online as part of a session on Friday, 12 November 2021 and is available in its initial form as EV&N #403, Recovering a Looted Past: “Repatriating” African History – Digitizing Historical Maps, Images & Artifacts to Enhance Global Collaborative Research & Understanding.

This program is part of an ongoing series -- "EcoViews & News" (EV&N # 404). Further support material can be accessed at Recovering A Looted Past ~ “Repatriating” African History: Old Artifacts + Technology ~ New Communities + New Narratives in African History.

A YouTube version is available at: Recovering A Looted Past ~ “Repatriating” African History: Old Artifacts + Technology ~ New Communities + New Narratives in African History.

See initial draft paper (EV&N #403) at: https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/823113.