Athens: Antiquity and Modernity

Sponsored by International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014

Location:

Athens
Greece

This 14 day visit of Athens is a thoughtful exploration of the history of 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. Faculty includes: Dr. Manolis Korres, Chief Architect on the Acropolis Restoration Project and Nikolaos Kaltsas former director Of the National Museum of Archaeology in Athens. Please visit our website for a complete schedule and faculty listing.

This program is specialized and is intended for students or professionals engaged in History, Archaeology, Architecture Art History, Architecture, Urban Planning, Anthropology, Conservation and Historic Preservation. It is not intended for the general public, however, it is also open for people with a general interest in preservation.

Website: http://IIRPS-Athens.org

Contact:
Polly Withers
pwithers@iirpsemail.org
(718) 768-3508

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