I am participating in the Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies and New York University Abu Dhabi Institute, together with UNESCO and ICCROM-Athar (Sharjah) who are co-hosting a Regional Workshop on Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Arab Region from 28 to 31 January 2019.
The UNESCO ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Workshop on the Protection and Management of Maritime, Coastal and Underwater Cultural Heritage is taking place at the ICCROM-ATHAR Centre in Sharjah from 28-29 January, and then at NYUAD on Saadiyat Island from 30-31 January 2019.
Both Richard Cuttler and myself are participating in the Abu Dhabi segment of the workshop on Wednesday 30th January, which takes place at the NYUAD Conference Centre on Saadiyat Island. Our 15 minute talks are as follows:
Wednesday 30 January – NYUAD Conference Centre
Session 4 – Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Gulf
Moderator: Lucy Blue
- Coastal Archaeological Sites in the Gulf, Mark Beech, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism
- Mapping Submerged Cultural Landscapes, Richard Cuttler, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism
Session 5 – Sustainable and Inclusive Approaches for Underwater Cultural Heritage Management & Protection
Moderator: Mark Beech
- Developing an integrated policy for the maritime and coastal heritage of the UAE: a collaborative approach, Mark Beech, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism