SATURDAY 2 DECEMBER
|08:15-9:25||Registration and coffee|
|9:25-9:40||H.E Saud Hilal Al-Harbi (Director General, Arab League Educational, Cultural & Scientific Organisation, ALECSO)|
|9:40-9:55||H.E. Mohamed Zine El Abidine (Minister of Culture of Tunisia)|
|9:55-10:10||Nada Hosking (Director of Programs & Partnerships, Global Heritage Fund, GHF)
|10:10-10:25||Faouzi Mahfoudh (Director General, Institut National du Patrimoine, INP)|
|10:25-10:30||Andrea Zerbini (Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa, EAMENA) – The aims of Protecting the Past
10.30 – 13.00 Setting the scene Chair: Hayat Guettat-Guermazi (ALECSO)
This panel sets the overall scene, by presenting regional issues and region-wide projects.
|10:30-11:00||Zaki Aslan (Director, ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre in Sharjah) - ICCROM's contribution to the safeguarding of endangered cultural heritage in the Arab region|
|11:00-11:30||Mohamed Ould Khattar (UNESCO World Heritage Centre - Arab States Unit)
|12:00-12:30||Samir Abdulac (International Council on Monuments and Sites, ICOMOS) - Documenting Heritage at Risk:
General perspective, the case of Syria and ICOMOS Projects
|12:30-13:00||Robert Bewley (Director, EAMENA) -Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa|
14:00 – 17.00 The challenges and opportunities for protecting the past in Tunisia Chair: Taoufik Redissi (INP)
This session is dedicated to projects aiming at monitoring and protecting heritage at risk in Tunisia. International and national speakers
|14:00-14:30||Naouel Selmi (INP) - La Carte Nationale Informatisée des Sites Archéologiques et des Monuments Historiques : Un projet stratégique|
|14:30- 15:00||Moheddine Chaouali (INP), Corisande Fenwick (University College London), Gai Jorayev (University College London) – The Tunisian-British Project at Bulla Regia: Rapid Documentation, Training and Research
|15:00-15:30||Khaled Dhifi (INP) L’archéologie préventive au parc archéologique de Carthage-Sidi Bousaïd|
|16:00-16:30||Yasser Jrad (INP) - Le rôle de l'Institut National du Patrimoine dans la lutte contre le trafic illicite des biens culturels: situation actuelle et défis|
|16:30-17:00||Ammar Othman (INP), Anna Leone (Durham University), Corisande Fenwick (UCL), Will Wootton (KCL) - Training in Action: a Collaborative Project to form Professionals in the Heritage Sector in Tunisia and Libya|
17:00 – 18:00 Training projects in Heritage documentation: challenges and first results – Tunisia Chair: Matthew Hobson (EAMENA)
In this session, EAMENA trainees from Tunisia will have the opportunity to present the results of their work carried out as part of EAMENA’s Cultural Protection Fund (CPF) funded training.
SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER
9.00 – 9.30 Tea and coffee
9.30 – 11.00 The challenges and opportunities for protecting the past in Libya Chair: Elizabeth Fentress (UCL)
This panel looks at the challenges of protecting archaeological and heritage sites in Libya.
|9.30-10:00||Amhimmid Ammarah Ammar Mousay (Department of Antiquities of Libya) – Protection of the cultural heritage during peace and conflict|
|10:00-10:30||Hanan Abdalrahaman Benshkban (Department of Antiquities, Libya) & Saleh Abdalha (Department of Antiquities, Libya) - Documentation as a tool for the protection of Libyan heritage: Cyrenaica as a model|
|10:30-11.00||David Mattingly (EAMENA, University of Leicester) - Endangered Archaeology in North Africa: site identification, monitoring and intervention
Break 11.00 – 11.45 (in the library room, ground floor)
Interactive EAMENA Demonstration and Showcase Participants of the conference have the opportunity to explore the EAMENA database with the help of EAMENA staff and EAMENA trainees.
|11.45-12.15||Vincent Michel (Université de Poitiers) – The traffic and destructions of the cultural and archaeological heritage of Libya: between threats, damages and hopes
|12.15-12.45||Feryal Sharfeddin (Department of Antiquities, Libya) – A first step to save our archives|
|12.45-13.15||Fathi Mohamed AlAbeedi (Department of Antiquities, Libya) - Benghazi after the war: the current situation|
14.30 – 16.00 Roundtable: Documentation for heritage protection in the Middle East and North Africa Chair: Robert Bewley (EAMENA)
In this session, the directors of the antiquities and heritage services of several Middle Eastern and North African countries, as well as other heritage professionals, debate the role of digital documentation for the protection of heritage in the region.
|Confirmed discussants: Saleh Abdalha (Department of Antiquities, Libya), Mourad Bouteflika (Ministry of Culture of Algeria), Sarkis El Khoury ( Directorate General of Antiquities, Lebanon), Monther Jamhawi (Department of Antiquities, Jordan), Faouzi Mahfoudh (INP), Mustafa Turjman (Department of Antiquities, Libya), Jehad Yasin (Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Department of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, MoTA-DACH, Palestine).|
Break 16.00 – 16.30
16.30 – 17.30 Training projects in Heritage documentation: challenges and first results: Libya Chair: Julia Nikolaus (EAMENA)
In this session, EAMENA trainees from Libya will have the opportunity to present the results of their work carried out as part of EAMENA’s Cultural Projection Fund (CPF) funded training.
Monday 4 DECEMBER
10.00 – 12.30 Protecting the past: identifying problems and solutions Chair: Nada Hosking (GHF)
This session discusses issues affecting heritage across North Africa, including the impact of development, agriculture, urbanisation, and looting on the archaeology of North Africa.
|10:00-10:30||Salima Naji and Youssef Bokbot (Institut National des Sciences de l'Archeologie et du Patrimoine, Morocco) – Le patrimoine en danger au Maroc, cas précis et mesures à prendre
|10:30-11:00||Elizabeth Fentress (Institute of Archaeology, UCL) – The North African Heritage Archives Network: a shared online resource|
|11:30-12:00||Andres Acosta and Soroush Khanlou (GHF) – GHF's AMAL in Heritage|
|12:00-12:30||Hayet Guettat-Guermazi (Director of Culture, ALECSO)|
13.30 – 15.00 Roundtable discussion: Libya. Chair: Hafed Walda
|Confirmed Discussants: Saleh Abdalha (DoA, Libya), Paul Bennett (Canterbury Trust), Abdulaati Lamin Lamin (DoA, Libya), Mohamed Fakroun (DoA, Libya), Susan Kane (Oberlin), Mustafa Turjman (DoA, Libya)
Break 15.00 – 15.30
15.30 – 17.00 Roundtable discussion: Tunisia. Chair: Andrew Wilson (EAMENA, University of Oxford)
|Confirmed discussants: Faïka Bejaoui (ICOMOS-Tunisia), Adnène Ben Nejma (INP), Sondes Douggui Roux (INP), Hayet Guettat-Guermazi (ALECSO)|