Call for applications:  Conservation of documentary heritage workshop

ICCROM Regional Conservation Centre (ICCROM-Sharjah), in partnership with the Arab Administrative Development Organization of the League of Arab States, is organizing a workshop on the “Conservation of Documentary Heritage” in the period between 4 to 7 March 2019 in Sharjah, UAE.

Documentary heritage is part of human cultural heritage that international organizations seek to protect and conserve. This is workshop targets mid-career professionals in the field of cultural heritage protection, namely documentary heritage, where the significance of this type of heritage will be highlighted along with the values, history and national and individual memory that these documents carry. The workshop will also address the concepts, tools and methodologies of its conservation as well as new technologies in digital archiving. The challenges facing documentary cultural heritage in the Arab Region will be discussed in addition to showcasing some successful experiences in its conservation and archiving in the region.

For more information on the workshop and how to apply, click here.

Deadline for applications is 9 February 2019