Field school started on the 2nd of July 2012. Learning about stone tools and some patience from the instructors when we were trying to knap, we finally made some of our own artefacts. For over a week we have been engrossed in Karonga under the MEMSAP project...
On April 5th, President Bingu wa Mutharika unexpectedly passed away following a cardiac arrest. In the last years his political, economic and legal actions had become quite controversial. This article outlines his cultural legacy.
Sadly, we had to report that CUNIMA has ended the Archaeology Programme. Kingsley Pamanda will, with assistance of Mlambe Foundation, be the last to graduate in the programme in September this year. What follows is his story, as told by himself.
A five-day UNESCO workshop ended yesterday in Lilongwe, entitled Strengthening National Capabilities for Implementing the Convention for Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Some twenty people, active in the heritage field, were invited to participate.
Earlier this month CommonSites was officially launched. CommonSites is a web-based platform for the heritage sector that promotes sustainable heritage practices around the world. By applying crowd-funding technology, CommonSites makes it possible for heritage communities to find and share knowledge .....
The Anthropology Department of
Catholic University of Malawi has sadly decided to end its Archaeology Programme. The Programme, which was the country's first, started in 2006. The Department came to this conclusion as it has repeatedly struggled to find suitable lecturers, despite assistance by Mlambe Foundation.
The traditional weavers around Tisunge! are doing a great job in making naturally dyed rugs, placemats, bags, etc. What we need now is a bigger market and a volunteer to assist with product development. Can you assist?