Endangered heritage in Syria, the role of new technologies

Tuesday, January 30 at 6.30 l Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

There is at the gates of the Orient a land whose the only name is enough to ignite the memory of men, Syria at the crossroads of trade routes, religions and cultural influences, cradle of humanity, its multimillennial heritage is extremely rich and fascinate.

After six years of armed conflicts, some of its prestigious landmarks have been significantly damaged and remain in a very critical structural condition. Listed upon the World Heritage List of UNESCO they require emergency assessments, consolidations, detailed documentation and diagnostics. In this perspective, new technologies efficiently support all experts involved.


This lecture aims to present the situation, with special highlight about damages affecting both Palmyra and Aleppo.


For more information: visit Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi’s website http://www.sorbonne.ae/endangered-heritage-in-syria-the-role-of-new-technologies/


This conference is organized by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, in partnership with CEFAS and Institut français in the UAE.