Training national stakeholders to protect built and movable heritage
Capacity building training for Syrian professionals
The University of Applied Sciences Berlin (HTW-Berlin) offers a 5-day training course for Syrian conservators and museums staff in cooperation with the UNESCO Field Office Beirut. The program includes basic preventive conservation techniques, as there are packing, transport and storage exercises. Furthermore, it offers documentation and monitoring skills, all with a specific focus on evacuated collections.
The course will be held by HTW-Berlin conservation experts and is complemented by international heritage professionals. It is part of the “Stunde Null Project - A Future for the Time after the Crisis” of the Archaeological Heritage Network (ArcHerNet), which aims to support Syrian cultural heritage professionals in capacity building.
The course will be open for 12 participants. Scholarships for travelling and accommodation are provided by the German funding organisation Gerda Henkel Stiftung. Funding also includes training equipment and conservation material.