Welcome to CONCH, a co-productive heritage research project centred in Tanzania and funded by the UK Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
This project brought together UK and African archaeologists, heritage professionals, and community groups in discussions and activities surrounding the built heritage of the East African, or Swahili, coast. CONCH has explored and celebrated the rich architectural heritage of this region, during fieldschools at key sites in Pangani and Kilwa. We have worked with different local stakeholders at each site, and hope to continue working with and boosting existing initiatives and agendas among our colleagues.
The fieldschool projects for CONCH has ended and this website will no longer edited after September 30th 2019. You can follow how the project developed through our BLOG. You can also follow the evolution of the project through our Facebook and Instagram sites.
Whilst the project is ended, the connections made through the fieldschool are ongoing and we would still like to hear from you! See our Projects Team page to get in contact.