The Modern Heritage Observatory (MoHO) is a network of institutions and individuals from the Middle East and North Africa founded in 2012, working for the preservation of the region’s modern cultural heritage. We focus on photography, music, architecture and film.

 

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Élan de solidarité civile pour restaurer la bibliothèque el-Sa’eh de Tripoli

 

Liban: Les flammes avaient à peine eu le temps de s'éteindre que nombreux sont les volontaires qui ont voulu mettre la main à la pâte.

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Casamémoire: Le Mag

Créée en 1995, Casamémoire est une association marocaine à but non lucratif de sauvegarde du patrimoine architectural du XXe siècle au Maroc. Elle a vu le jour suite à la démolition de la villa Mokri de l’architecte Marius Boyer. Elle regroupe des membres réunis autour de valeurs communes : préservation de la spécificité de Casablanca, valorisation du patrimoine architectural, du tourisme culturel et de la mémoire collective.

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Modern Heritage Observatory 2nd Regional Symposium

On the 1 November 2013, the Modern Heritage Observatory (MoHO) held its second regional meeting at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.

Celebrate International Archives Day 2014 in Lebanon

June 7 – 9, 2014  :  Archives open their doors to the public

 

Visit archival institutions and learn how they help us understand our past and present. All over the world, and for the second time in Lebanon, archivists join together on 7, 8, 9 of June to allow the general public, the chance to discover the unique heritage of these institutions. It will be celebrated by all partnering institutions opening their doors to the public, offering guided tours and displaying examples from their collections.

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ستوديو بعلبك في الضاحية

Now Lebanon

في إطار اليوم العالمي للأرشيف في 9 حزيران المقبل، ستعيد جمعية" أمم للتوثيق والأبحاث"، في منطقة الغبيري في الضاحية الجنوبية، عرض بعض محتويات"ستديو بعلبك" الفنية الذي أنتجت فيه معظم الأغاني والأفلام اللبنانية والعربية، في الفترة المسماة بالحقبة الذهبية التي امتدت من الخمسينات إلى ما قبل الحرب اللبنانية.

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The Modern Heritage Observer - now online

The Modern Heritage Observatory's new publication, the Modern Heritage Observer, filled with news, discussion, interviews and images and providing a window into modern cultural heritage in the Middle East and North Africa, is now available to read online. The Observer is available in English and Arabic.

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Egypt's cabinet agrees to demolish extensions of former NDP building

Ahram Online

Two extension buildings of the former National Democratic Party's (NDP) headquarters in Tahrir Square, next to the Egyptian Museum, will be razed.

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