Protecting the Past: Archaeology, conservation and tourism in the north of Jordan

Conference: Protecting the Past: Archaeology, conservation and tourism in the north of Jordan

28-30 September 2015 at The Jordan Museum

Co-organisers: EAMENA, the Department of Antiquities of Jordan, and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, with the gracious patronage of HRH Prince al-Hassan bin Talal.

Attendance is free, but registration is compulsory as seating is limited.

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Of particular relevance,

Wednesday 30 September – Managing and promoting cultural heritage in the north of Jordan
Round Table: Monitoring and Protecting Cultural Heritage
9.00-10.30    Session 1. Documenting threat to archaeological sites: problems and solutions. Chair: Barbara Porter
10.30-11.00    Tea break
11.00-12.30    Session 2. The impact of geodatabases, remote sensing and mapping projects. Chair: TBC
Confirmed discussants (in alphabetical order): Mr Giovanni Antonelli (UNESCO – Iraq), Ms Rebecca Banks (EAMENA, University of Oxford), Dr Robert Bewley (EAMENA, University of Oxford), Dr Mariusz Drzewiecki (Jordan University), Mr Jihad Haroun (Department of Antiquities, Jordan), HE Dr Munther Jamhawi (Department of Antiquities, Jordan), Prof. Lorenzo Nigro (University of Rome – Sapienza), Prof. Graham Philip (Durham University), Mr Jihad Yassine (Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Palestine).