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Workshop „Rock Art“


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Frankfurt am Main

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The members of the project WüstenWissen (desert knowledge) are organising a one-day workshop on rock art and rock paintings in the Sahara.


12:00 Lunch
13:30 Guided tour of the rock art archive of the Frobenius Institute
14:30 History of the rock art collection, Dr. Richard Kuba
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Documenting and Preserving Rock Art in Africa, Dr. Ndukuyakhe Ndlovu
16:00 Local knowledge with focus on Sahara and Sahel, Prof. Mamadou Diawara (tbc)
16:30 Discussion
17:00 Ideas workshop
19:00 Dinner

The workshop will focus on the question of how rock paintings in the Sahara document the dispersal of different animal species and thus climate changes in this region, and how this unusual data basis could be made scientifically useful.


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