Catastrophe and challenge - Cultural heritage in post-conflict recovery

  • Fourth International Conference on Heritage Conservation and Site Management December 5–7, 2016, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg The destructive effects of war, and particularly the deliberate targeting of cultural sites, constitute an exceptional challenge for Heritage Conservation. The general principles of retaining cultural significance by continuous care and by minimal intervention may seem of little use when one is faced with catastrophic and wide-spread damage to culturally significant places – be they individual monuments, urban structures or archaeological sites. Post-conflict recovery encompasses a wide range of topics, many of which have not yet been studied in depth. This puplication presents papers presented during the conference on »Cultural Heritage in Post-Conflict Recovery«. The conference, held in December 2016 was the fourth out of the series »Heritage Conservation and Site Management«, initiated both by BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg and Helwan University Cairo. The conference series is linked to their Joint MasterFourth International Conference on Heritage Conservation and Site Management December 5–7, 2016, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg The destructive effects of war, and particularly the deliberate targeting of cultural sites, constitute an exceptional challenge for Heritage Conservation. The general principles of retaining cultural significance by continuous care and by minimal intervention may seem of little use when one is faced with catastrophic and wide-spread damage to culturally significant places – be they individual monuments, urban structures or archaeological sites. Post-conflict recovery encompasses a wide range of topics, many of which have not yet been studied in depth. This puplication presents papers presented during the conference on »Cultural Heritage in Post-Conflict Recovery«. The conference, held in December 2016 was the fourth out of the series »Heritage Conservation and Site Management«, initiated both by BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg and Helwan University Cairo. The conference series is linked to their Joint Master Programme »Heritage Conservation and Site Management«. Adressing the subject of Post-Conflict Recovery, BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg and Helwan University Cairo are taking a first step towards sketching the scope and the depth of the problems of Heritage and War. Speakers from many countries are providing insights into approaches to cope with these problems.show moreshow less

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URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:co1-opus4-43734
ISBN:978-3-940471-39-0
Editor: Schneider, Peter
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Language:English
Year of Completion:2017
Contributing Corporation:Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg, Lehrstuhl Denkmalpflege, Helwan University, Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management
Release Date:2017/12/11
Tag:Bewaffneter Konflikt; Denkmalpflege; Krieg; Kulturerbeschutz; Rekonstruktion; Wiederaufbau
Armed Conflict; Post-war Recovery; Preservation of Monuments; Rebuilding; Reconstruction; Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage; War
GND Keyword:Denkmalpflege; Kulturerbe; Kulturgüterschutz; Wiederaufbau
Institutes:Fakultät 6 Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtplanung / FG Denkmalpflege
Licence (German):Keine Lizenz vergeben. Es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht.