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April 2016

Collaborative Strategies for Heritage

April 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Iván Batún Alpuche, an archaeologist and Yucatec Mayan, holds a PhD in  Anthropology from the University of Florida. Currently, he is a Director at  SEDESOL-Yucatán (Secretaría de Desarrollo Social), a government development agency, and is adjunct professor in Anthropology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Batún is particularly interested in collaborative strategies that empower local Mayan peoples and provide opportunities for active engagement with heritage conservation. Dr. Batún draws on his archaeological research on ancient Maya beekeeping to maintain traditional techniques…

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