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ALIPH is committed to concrete and sustainable initiatives to protect the richness and diversity of the world’s cultural heritage

Managing Libya's Cultural Heritage (MaLiCH)

Ghadames, Sabratha and Leptis Magna, Libya

The desert city of Ghadames and the ancient Roman cities of Sabratha and Leptis Magna are inscribed on the World Heritage List, testament to Libya's archaeological significance. However, due to conflict, these sites were placed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage in Danger in 2016. Kings College London is collaborating with the Libyan Department of Antiquities to protect them through training in heritage protection, emergency stabilization and management planning.

Name Managing Libya's Cultural Heritage (MaLiCH)

Location Ghadames, Sabratha and Leptis Magna, Libya

Amount 773 K $

Years 2020 - 2023

Type of grant Call for projects

Rehabilitation of the National Museum of Tripoli

Tripoli, Libya

The As-Saraya al-Hamra, the National Museum of Tripoli, is home to one of the most important collections in North Africa. Located at the heart of the city, this museum is an important reference point for the history of Libya, contributing to the reconciliation of Libyans with their heritage. In order to begin rehabilitation work, the project will involve three field missions to define priorities for collections, architecture and personnel.

Name Rehabilitation of the National Museum of Tripoli

Location Tripoli, Libya

Amount 130 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Type of grant Call for projects

(c) Mission Archéologique Française de Libye (MAF)
(c) Mission Archéologique Française de Libye (MAF)

Preserving Manuscripts in the Al-Aqib Library, Sankoré Mosque of Timbuktu

Timbuktu, Mali

The Al-Aqib Library at the Sankoré Mosque in Timbuktu holds a unique manuscript collection, which remained in Timbuktu during the armed attacks of 2012. This project will improve the critical preservation conditions of the collection through collaboration between AMALIA and library personnel. The Al-Aqib collection is also part of a digitization project led by the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, and of a research project coordinated by the University of Hamburg.

Name Preserving Manuscripts in the Al-Aqib Library, Sankoré Mosque of Timbuktu

Location Timbuktu, Mali

Amount 75 K $

Years 2019 - 2020

Type of grant Emergency relief

(c) AMALIA
(c) AMALIA