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Rescue says: Our World Heritage Sites need more protection!

The 41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met in Krakow, 2– 12th July 2017. Deliberations included receipt of reports and making decisions on World Heritage Sites (WHSs) and the designation of new Sites.  For reports and decisions, including advice to States Party, see: whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-18-en.pdf. The newly-designated English Lake District, a National Park, is safeguarded under UK legislation unlike many of our WHSs.  The reports and decisions of the Committee concerning five of the 27 other WHSs in the British Isles are therefore deeply worrying. Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, under threat of high-rise development on the waterfront, is retained on …

Rescue AGM – 29th April 2017

The Rescue AGM was held at the University of Salford on 29th April 2017. Our host, Mike Nevell, followed our usual AGM proceedings with a very engaging talk
“Archaeology North West: Problems and Opportunities in Saving the Past for the Future.”

 We present below a series of Tweets, photo and video from the event for those members and non-members who couldn’t join us, and for those who were they to relive it. Enjoy!

Thanks particularly to Mike Nevell @archaeology_UoS for the use of his slides and for allowing us to video him – below, but also to Tweeters who were in the audience that day – @hanamorel and @SusHeritage.

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The first half hour of Mike’s talk is available below:

Rescue AGM 2017 from Rescue Archaeology on Vimeo.

Mike’s slides are below:

And below are a few Tweets on some of the themes from the AGM – make sure to follow us for much much more!

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