Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP)


Dr Lissant Bolton, Director of EMKP and Keeper of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, British Museum


Dr Ceri Ashley, Head of EMKP



The Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP) will launch at the British Museum on the 3rd December 2018.

Funded by a generous grant from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, this programme will provide grants to document critically endangered material practices. Applications for up to two years funding will be invited to carry out detailed knowledge documentation through fieldwork. This will include film, audio recordings, images and written documentation, all of which will be made freely available through a dedicated open access repository. Grant applications will open on the 3rd December and will be reviewed by an international panel of experts.