Conference information

Protecting the Past 2018 will take place between Tuesday 4 – Thursday 6 December, in Sharjah, UAE. It is organised by EAMENA in collaboration with Global Heritage Fund (GHF), ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre, Art Jameel. It will explore how digital documentation is becoming embedded in the heritage management practices the MENA region. Academics, national heritage stakeholders, professionals, and NGOs are invited to share their research, experience, and views on how digital documentation has changed, or should change heritage management in the MENA and adjacent regions.

Organising Committee

The Protecting the Past organising committee is composed of:


Zaki Aslan – ICCROM-ATHAR
Michael Fradley – EAMENA
Nada Hosking – GHF
Julia Nikolaus – EAMENA
George Richards– Art Jameel
Bijan Rouhani – EAMENA – Conference Coordinator
Sheerin Sahouri – ICCROM-ATHAR
Letty Ten Harkel – EAMENA
Andrea Zerbini – EAMENA – Conference Coordinator

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Programme

Programme of the 2018 Protecting the Past conference.

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