The UNESCO Chair hosts webinar on Palestinian museums for the International Museum Day 2024

In commemoration of International Museum Day 2024, designated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to be celebrated annually on May 18th, the UNESCO Chair for World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Management in the Arab Region is proud to present its forthcoming event: a webinar titled “Museums in Palestine: Prospects for Learning.”

The webinar aims to shed light on the profound impact of geopolitical turmoil on Palestinian society, heritage, and the preservation of its cultural identity and history.

Scheduled for Monday, May 20th, at 5 PM Muscat time, the hour-long webinar will feature insights from three distinguished speakers representing prominent Palestinian museums. Among them are Amer Shomali, General Director of the Palestinian Museum; Baha Jubeh, Curator of the Palestinian Heritage Museum; and Jawdat Khoudary, esteemed businessman and proprietor of the Khoudary Museum.

Through their discussions, the webinar seeks to explore the multifaceted role of museums in Palestine amidst adversity, emphasizing the crucial importance of safeguarding heritage in the face of contemporary challenges.

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