Athens History and Preservation Tour

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This 12 day tour is a thoughtful exploration of the history, preservation and conservation issues facing the city of Athens, starting from the prehistoric era to the present.

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Athens: Coexistence of Memory and Modernity

Summer (June 25 - July 6, 2017)
(check-in Saturday, June 24 - check-out Friday, July 7)

Applications are now being accepted for this 12 day visit of Athens. This is a thoughtful exploration of the history, preservation and conservation issues facing the city of Athens, starting from the prehistoric era to the present. The tour is organized around a series of lectures and visits led by some of the top Athenian archaeologists, architects, historians, conservators, and planners who have been dealing with the problem of surveying, planning, and preserving monuments and cultural heritage in the midst of a growing modern city.

The faculty of the program includes internationally renowned scholars, such as Dr. Manolis Korres, who was Chief Architect on the Acropolis Restoration Project, who will be leading lectures and visits to the Acropolis area (awarded with the “International Feltrinelli Prize” for his contribution in the field of Archaeology and Restoration), as well as Dr. Fani Mallouchou Tufano, an expert on the history of restoration and was director of the Documentation Office of the Acropolis Restoration Service (recently president of “EUROPA NOSTRA”).

Please visit the website and syllabus to see a complete list of faculty, lectures and visits.

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.

The deadline for applying is May 1st, 2017.

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  • Created On: Jan 19, 2017 - 8:45pm
  • Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017 - 8:45pm