UNESCO Conference: Modern Heritage in Lebanon: Opportunity or Threat
6th - 8th November 2017, Jean El Hawa Auditorium and Rashid Karame International Fair, Tripoli, Lebanon
DATE: 6/11/2017
"The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) and the UNESCO Beirut Office are organizing a conference on “Modern Heritage in Lebanon: Opportunity or Threat”, under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture.

A parallel exhibition entitled, “Heritage of Urban and Architectural Modernities in the Arab World”, curated by the Arab Center for Architecture and commissioned by UNESCO World Heritage Center, will run until November 17, 2017, at the USEK Archaeological Museum.

This conference will bring together local, regional and international experts in the field of modern heritage conservation in order to raise awareness about its historic and cultural values, initiate debate, and consider different methods for protecting modern heritage on the national level.

This event, hosted by the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, will take place from Monday to Tuesday, 6th and 7th November 2017, in the Jean El Hawa Auditorium, and Wednesday, 8th November 2017 at the Rashid Karame International Fair in Tripoli."

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