Regional Workshop on Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Arab Region

Workshop

WHEN January 30-31, 2019
WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies and the New York University Abu Dhabi Institute, together with UNESCO and ICCROM-Athar (Sharjah) co-hosts a Regional Workshop on Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Arab Region from 28 to 31 January 2019. The workshop brings together heritage professionals and national authorities to discuss the importance of underwater cultural as driver and enabler of sustainable development. Participants examine management strategies, establish cooperation mechanisms among regional stakeholders and stimulate the ratification of the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.

Convened by
Robert Parthesius, Director of CIE, Centre for International Heritage Activities; Visiting Professor of Heritage and Museum Studies, NYUAD

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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