Preservation and politics collide at Angkor Wat

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via Khmer Times, 19 December 2017: A feature on the German Apsara Conservation Project working in Angkor.

In 1997, the German Apsara Conservation Project (GACP) was established with the goal of preserving and restoring the ruins of Angkor, the seat of power of the once-mighty Khmer Empire.

Source: Preservation and politics collide at Angkor Wat – Khmer Times

Applications open for the 2013 German-Cambodian Conservation School

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An opportunity for museum professionals in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam to get training in museum conservation techniques.

Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, Phnom Penh

Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, Phnom Penh

In co-operation with the German Archaeological Institute, the German Apsara Conservation Project and the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz, the GCCS organizes 6-weeks-courses for two participants per course in restoration and conservation of archaeological objects. During the first 5 weeks, the participants get to know the basics in bronze, iron and ceramic conservation in the lab of the Memot Centre. The leading teacher is Ms Seng Sonetra assisted by Mr Tuy Sophea. Then the participants change to Angkor Vat where the team of Prof. Hans Leisen gives a 1-week introduction in stone conservation techniques.

More details here.