AGIR-HIFAZ FINAL SEMINAR Training in the service of the preservation and enhancement of the built heritage in the Middle East
February, 12-14, 2023
Erbil Citadel, Kurdish Cultural Center and Ifpo-Chalabi House
Following the FSPI AGIR-HIFAZ training, a closing seminar constituting the fourth session of the programme will be held in Erbil on Sunday 12 and Monday 13 February 2023. This seminar will draw conclusions and lessons for a better professionalization in the field of protection, conservation, restoration and finally the valorization of the built heritage in Iraq. The two-day seminar will continue with one concluding session for the thirty trainees, lecturers and teachers from the University of Mosul (departments of Archaeology, Architecture and History), and the Salahaddin University of Erbil (departments of Archaeology and Architecture).
A l’issue de la formation soutenue par le FSPI AGIR-HIFAZ (https://www.ifporient.org/agir-hifaz/), un séminaire de clôture constituant la quatrième session du programme, se tiendra à Erbil les dimanche 12 et lundi 13 février 2023. Ce séminaire permettra de tirer les conclusions et enseignements pour une meilleure professionnalisation dans le domaine de la protection, de la conservation, de la restauration et enfin de la valorisation du patrimoine bâti en Irak. Les deux journées de séminaire se poursuivront par une dernière session de terrain conclusive pour les trente professeurs stagiaires venus de l’Université de Mossoul (départements d’Archéologie, d’Architecture et d’Histoire), et de l’Université Salahaddin d’Erbil.
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Day 1, Sunday 12 (9h30 – 17h)
Iraqi and French Officials Ifpo : director Dr. Myriam Catusse / French Officials (French Embassy, Consulate General) / UoM and SU-Erbil: Presidents or representatives
- Award Ceremony
- Pedagogical synthesis and assessments by Ifpo : Dr Caecilia Pieri and Dr Géraldine Chatelard
- Presentations of the results by the trainees, with discussion with the trainers and audience.
- Field visit commented by the trainees
Day 2, Monday 13 (9h-17h)
Official presentations by Iraqi authorities in the field of Antiquities
Dr. Carole Roche-Hawley, Director of Archaeology and History of Antiquity, Ifpo
Deans and Directors of Departments/ Colleges (architecture and/or archaeology).
Presentation of on-going works in Iraq, with thematic and interactive roundtables:
- Post- conflict interventions. around the presentation of the reconstruction of buildings in Mosul.
- UNESCO earthern heritage: challenges and specificities, around the presentation of sites in Babylon, Umm al-Aqarib and the Citadel of Erbil
- Stakes and problems linked to sites valorization around the presentation of the archaeological park of Dohuk and projected interventions in Amedi
- The potential of adaptive reuse. around the presentation of the reconversion of a former Saddam Hussein’s palace into a Museum of Antiquities
Dr Narmine ALI, archaeologist, Adjunct Professor, Salahaddin-University Erbil
Mr Qahtan al-ABEED , archaeologist, former director of Antiquities, Basrah Province
Dr Salahaddin BAPER, architect, director of Architecture department, Salahaddin-University Erbil
M. Tahar BENATTIA, Iraq project manager, Expertise France
M. Damien BIGOT, Culture and Heritage correspondent, Expertise France
Dr Bekas BRIFKANY, director of Antiquities , Dohuk Province
Mr Xavier CASANOVAS, architect, president of REHABIMED, professor at Polytechnic University Barcelone, Catalonia
Dr Géraldine CHATELARD, project manager for the Middle East at Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, associate researcher Ifpo.
Mr Etienne COPPÉ, heritage architect, Ifpo
Dr Raffi GERGIAN, heritage architect, professor at the Lebanese University
Dr Mazen HAIDAR, heritage architect, adjunct professor and researcher at ENSA Paris-Malaquais
Dr Mahmood KHAYYAT, architect, professor at University of Kurdistan- Hawler, Erbil
Dr Micheline KURDY, architect and archaeologist, Ifpo
Dr Haider al-MAMORI, professor of Archaeology, University of Babylon
Dr Yasmine MAKAROUN, heritage architect, professor at the Lebanese University
Dr Maria-Grazia MASETTI- ROUAULT, archaeologist, professor at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes – Paris
Dr Paolo MONESI, architect, University of La Sapienza, Rome
Dr Georges MOUAMAR, archaeologist, Head of Ifpo-Branch in Erbil
Dr Saad Ahmed Abed MUSTAFA, Mosul Archaeological Museum
Dr Karel NOVACEK, professor at the Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republique
Dr Caecilia PIERI, historian of modern heritage in the Middle-East, associate researcher Ifpo.
Dr Jean YASMINE, heritage architect, professor at Lebanese University
Dr Mohammed Zuhair ZAIDAN, Adjunct Professor, University of Mosul, Head of Carré-Francophone
Dr Aziz ZEBARI, director of Archaeology Department at Salahaddin University-Erbil
Dr Yasmine Abdel Karim Mohamed Ali, Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology, UoM
Dr Muhammad Ali Muhammad Afeen, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, UoM
Dr Salahaddin Baper, Director of Architecture department, Salahaddin-University Erbil
Dr Géraldine Chatelard, associate researcher Ifpo, project manager for the Middle East at Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Dr Abdulrahim Ibrahim Jasim, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, UoM
Dr Georges Mouamar, archaeologist, Head of Ifpo-Branch in Erbil
Dr Caecilia Pieri, coordinator of the project, associate researcher at Ifpo
Dr Carole Roche-Hawley, director of the Department of Archaeology and History of the Antiquity, Ifpo
Dr Mohammed Zuhair Zaidan, Adjunct Professor, Head of Carré-Francophone, UoM
Dr Aziz Zebari, director of the Arachaeology Department, Salahaddin-University Erbil
Christophe Dessoude, Ifpo
Vahin Osman, Ifpo Erbil
Mohammed Zuhair Zaidan