Syrian Cultural Heritage Centre

Meeting to discuss the proposed formation of a Syrian Cultural Heritage Centre

4-5 October 2016, Washington DC

Meeting organised by the Smithsonian Institution and the Gerda Henkel Foundation.

This meeting will discuss the arrangements needed and the steps necessary for the possible establishment of a Syrian Cultural Heritage Center in Istanbul to act as a focal point for refugee scholars and heritage professionals in order to support ongoing research and documentation activities about damage and loss to Syrian cultural heritage; to coordinate in-country emergency conservation actions; conduct needed training for Syrian heritage workers; and to distribute educational material.

Agenda: SCHC Agenda