Readers might be interested in this course by the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property. Deadline for applications on 20 June 2010.
Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia – Pacific Region 2010: research, analysis and preservation of archaeological sites and remains
7 September â€“ 7 October 2010
Cultural Heritage Protection Cooperation Office, Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO in Nara Prefectural Government ‘Horen’ Office, Nara, Japan
In Asia and the Pacific region, there are various forms of cultural heritage which are of great value from a global point of view. Proper investigation, analysis, preservation and development of these sites and remains are required of heritage professionals, in order to ensure that this important cultural heritage is safeguarded for future generations. ACCU Nara in partnership with ICCROM and Bunkacho has been organizing courses since 2000 on this topic with a view to building the capacities of professionals who have been working on cultural heritage protection in the region. This course aims to provide participants with the latest methodologies and technologies for investigation, conservation and management of archaeological sites.
The objectives of the course are to:
- provide participants with knowledge of principles and methodologies for protection of archaeological sites;
- provide participants with knowledge of the principles, methodologies and techniques concerning management and use of archaeological sites;
- provide participants with knowledge and skills related techniques of recording and analytical methods for archaeological sites;
- provide participants with an opportunity to establish the network with colleagues from the region and share experiences.