Athens: Heritage and Modernity - Exploration of the coexistence between historic and modern Athens

Sponsored by The International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - Thursday, July 4, 2013

Location:
Athens
Greece

This 12 day visit of Athens will be a thoughtful exploration of the history and preservation and conservation issues facing the city, organized around a series of lectures and visits lead by some of the top Athenian archaeologists, architects, historians, conservators and planners who have been dealing with the problem of preserving monuments and cultural heritage in the midst of a growing modern city.

The faculty of our program includes Dr. Manolis Korres, Chief Architect on the Acropolis Restoration Project, who will lead lectures and visits to the Acropolis area and Dr Nikolaos Kaltsas, a highly accomplished classical archaeologist who was the director of the National Museum of Archaeology in Athens.

The program is intended for people studying, or professionally involved in, the fields of: History, Archaeology, Architecture Art History, Architecture, Urban Planning, Anthropology, Conservation and Historic Preservation, but is also open for people with a general interest in preservation.

Website: http://iirps-athens.org/

Contact:
Polly Withers
pwithers@iirpsemail.org
7187683508

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