Bahari Yetu, Urithi Wetu: Our Ocean, Our Heritage
1 June 2019 - 31 December 2019
PI/s in Exeter: Professor John P. Cooper
Research partners: Dr. Elgidius Ichimbaki (University of Dar Es Salaam) Dr. Lucy Blue (University of Southampton), CHAMABOMA Bagamoyo WAUTO-Kaole
Funding awarded: £ 49,000
Sponsor(s): Rising from the Depths Network (GCRF)
About the research
This project explored, through collaborative community engagement, the value of maritime heritage as perceived by the communities of Bagamoyo, Tanzania, and documented their endangered material culture, connectivity with maritime space, and craft and fishing practise.