Conference information

The 2017 Protecting the Past conference will take place between Saturday 2 - Monday 4 December in Tunis, Tunisia. It is organised by EAMENA in collaboration with the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO), Global Heritage Fund (GHF), and ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre. This event brings together international, regional, and local experts to explore the challenges facing the cultural heritage in Tunisia and Libya, and beyond in the MENA region. The conference will follow a four-week training event organised by EAMENA and funded by the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund for 20 heritage professionals and students from Libya and Tunisia.


Click here to view the programme of the 2017 Protecting the Past conference

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Attendance is free but registration is compulsory. Register by 29 November to ensure a seat

Organisers and Partners

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Conference location

ALECSO Headquarters, Ave Mohamed Ali Akid, Tunis 1003, Tunisia

Protecting the Past News


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Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa

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Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation

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Global Heritage Fund

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Regional Conservation Centre in Sharjah

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