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Doctor of Philosophy @ Independent


Tola Dabiri was awarded a PhD from Leeds Beckett University which examined orality and the preservation of traditional Mas. Tola has worked in the cultural sector of the UK for almost three decades, including libraries, museums, archives, heritage and Carnival arts. Tola has developed several digital projects including the Carnival Archive Project at UKCCA, Carnival in a Box and projects to promote health and wellbeing during the Covid pandemic.

Geographical location : UK - South of England

Research Area and Interest : Orality, intangible cultural heritage, traditional Mas, African historical and cultural retention in the Caribbean, traditional Mas of Grenada and Carriacou

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Mediating Carnival Digitalscapes


Digital Democracy and Intangible Cultural Heritage

Digital Democracy and Intangible Cultural Heritage Digital technologies can help to promote a more democratic view of Carnival, and allow Carnivalists to disseminate their intangible cultural heritage as they would like it to be seen and understood.

Links of Interest

Carnival in a Box