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[4-6 November 2013, Cyprus] Cultural Heritage practices: issues of archaeological conservation and site preservation


During the days of the training course, you may WATCH the lectures ONLINE via LIVE STREAMING!!!

The live streaming will be available to users via one of the links below:

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This will be a three-day workshop coordinated by the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus. It is organised to provide basic information about current theories, principles, policies and practices related to the conservation of ancient materials and cultural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean, with some emphasis on sites with mosaics. This training event will bring together students, young scholars, academic researchers and policy makers to present and discuss problems encountered in the region related to bad practices, deficiencies, and lessons-to-be-learned in the areas of preventive conservation and preservation of ancient sites and monuments.

Dates: 4-6 November 20013

Location: Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus, 12 Gladstonos Str., Nicosia, Cyprus

No. of participants: 65 – the course is open to interested individuals outside the NARNIA network

This NARNIA training event is offered free of charge, even though participants are expected to assume their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Fifteen lectures by distinguished scholars in the field of cultural heritage management and conservation will take place on the issues of archaeological conservation and site preservation across the Eastern Mediterranean.

For the FINAL PROGRAMME of the training course, please click *** HERE ***

Scientific Coordinator: Prof. Demetrios Michaelides, Director of the Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus

Organising committee: Prof. Demetrios Michaelides and Dr Maria Dikomitou-Eliadou, Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus

If you are interested in attending this course, please contact Dr Maria Dikomitou-Eliadou ( in order to secure a place.

Archaeological Research Unit

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