Morocco earthquake: why traditional earthen architecture is not to blame for the destruction communities have endured
In the wake of the earthquake in Morocco this past September, Louise Cooke discusses how modernity disrupts long-established local knowledge and skill transmission and results in changing patterns in the repair, maintenance and renewal of traditional buildings. Cooke was part of a CHCI delegation to the 21st General Assembly of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) from 4-8 September 2023.
Pauline Strong: On the CHCI/Mellon Global Humanities Institute on Climate Justice and Problems of Scale
An interview with Pauline Strong, former director of the University of Texas Humanities Institute, reflecting on the CHCI/Mellon Global Humanities Institute on Climate Justice and Problems of Scale hosted at the University of Pretoria July 29th - August 7th, 2022.