Architecture

ATHENS: HERITAGE AND MODERNITY

From January 5th to 15th, 2012

This 11 day visit of Athens focuses on the preservation and conservation issues facing the city. The program involves a series of lectures and visits lead by Athenian architects, historians, conservators and planners who have been grappling with the problem of preserving monuments and culture in the midst of a bustling modern city.

Subjects covered will include:

● History and evolution of the city

● Art and culture of the city over time

● Conservation of the major archaeological monuments

● The modern city and the archaeological areas

● Modern urban development and architecture

You can get further information on this program at http://sangeministudies.org under the Athens link. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2011.

This program is specialized and is intended for students or professionals engaged in History, Archaeology, Architecture Art History, Architecture, Urban Planning, Anthropology, Conservation and Historic Preservation. It is not intended for the general public. People with no background in these fields, or familiarity with Greek culture and history, are unsuitable applicants for this program.

If you know any students, scholars or others interested in this type of visit, please inform them about our program. We would appreciate it if you could list our program on your organization’s website as an available educational resource.

We have a flyer that you may wish to post on your department notice board or forward to interested parties. You can print this from our website at the following link: Athens flyer.

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