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SAHRA invites the public to provide comments on the updated Minimum Standards for Heritage Specialist Studies in terms of section 38 of the National Heritage Resources Act, No 25 of 1999 from 1 September 2017 until 30 September 2017. Comments may be sent to nhiggitt@sahra.org.za or nkhumalo@sahra.org.za. The document aims to improve the section 38 application process by…

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VASSA How archival research can provide context to vernacular buildings

VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICA UMBUTHO WEZAKHIWO ZEMVELI WASEMZANTSI AFRIKA VOLKSBOUKUNDIGE VERENIGING VAN SUID-AFRIKA PO BOX/POSBUS 15347, VLAEBERG, 8018 Email: info@vassa.org.za Website: www.vassa.org.za    SEPTEMBER  2017 –TALK How archival research can provide context to vernacular buildings SPEAKER: Nigel Amschwand DATE:  Tuesday, 19th September 2017 TIME: 19h45 for 20h00                                                     VENUE: The Athenaeum, Boundary Terraces, Newlands, …

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Jake Tuli honoured

  A blue heritage plaque now honours the legacy of legendary boxer Jake Tuli, a South African professional fly, bantam and featherweight boxer who was the first black South African to hold a British Empire championship title after beating Teddy Gardner in 1952 in the flyweight category. Tuli died in…

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GOLDEN SHIELD HERITAGE AWARDS 2017

Golden Shield Heritage Awards We recognise the contribution of individuals, groups, or organisations/academic institutions that protect, preserve and promote the country’s heritage. The award recipients and the projects reflect best practice in promotion, preservation, conservation and/or interpretation of our heritage. Nominations are welcomed from all disciplines that have a direct…

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