Athens study abroad opportunity

Athens: Heritage and Modernity
Exploration of the coexistence between historic and modern Athens
New Year 2013 in Athens (December 28, 2012 – January 8, 2013)

This 12 day visit of Athens will be a thoughtful exploration of the history and preservation and conservation issues facing the city, organized around a series of lectures and visits lead by some of the top Athenian archaeologists, architects, historians, conservators and planners who have been dealing with the problem of preserving monuments and cultural heritage in the midst of a growing modern city.

The faculty of the program includes Dr. Manolis Korres, Chief Architect on the Acropolis Restoration Project, who will lead lectures and visits to the Acropolis area. Please visit the website and syllabus to see a complete list of faculty, lectures and visits.

The program is intended for people studying, or professionally involved in, the fields of History, Archaeology, Architecture Art History, Architecture, Urban Planning, Anthropology, Conservation and Historic Preservation, but is also open for people with a general interest in preservation.

If you are interested in this program you can get further information at IIRPS-Athens.org. Deadline is November 15, 2012.

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