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Dialogue – Heritage as Social Action: What We Gain from Heritage and What We Might Lose from Rising Sea Levels
Thursday, August 9, 2018,6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Vickie Oldham, Founder and Project Director for both Looking for Angola and Newtown Alive will be joined in a discussion by Uzi Baram, Professor of Anthropology at New College of Florida and founding Director of the New College Public Archaeology Lab.
The evening will focus on the challenges for the coastal communities of Sarasota and Manatee counties, exploring the opportunities created by engaged heritage work and the implications of storm surge, increasingly powerful hurricanes, and rising sea levels both locally and globally.
This event is free and open to the public. The dialogue presentation will be followed by a reception in the lobby of Sainer Pavilion.
The evening is part of the 2018 Tidally United Summit, hosted by the Florida Public Archaeology Network and the New College Public Archaeology Lab, will engage participants to consider solutions to the threats posed by rising sea levels and climate change to heritage sites in Florida.
Registration fee for the entire summit is $40 and includes the Friday and Saturday events. Coffee, snacks, and Summit swag will be provided. Lunch on Friday is included with registration. Details and more information at https://fpan.us/projects/tidally.php as well as at https://www.facebook.com/events/2081041248809524/.