Training Course on Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region 2017: Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures

Tuesday, 29 August, 2017 to Thursday, 28 September, 2017
Deadline: 
Friday, 9 June, 2017
Place: 
Japan

In the Asia and the Pacific region there are various forms of cultural heritage, including wooden structures, which are of great value from a global point of view. In order to safeguard this important cultural heritage for future generations, it is necessary for heritage professionals to carry out proper investigation, analysis and preservation. ACCU Nara Office, in partnership with ICCROM and Bunkacho has been organizing training courses since 2000 on this topic, with a view to building the capacities of professionals who have been involved in cultural heritage protection in the Asia and the Pacific region. This training course aims to provide participants with the latest methods and techniques for investigation, preservation, restoration and management of wooden structures.

Objectives
The objectives of the training course are to provide participants with:
a knowledge of skills-based techniques for the recording/documentation and analysis of wooden structures;
a knowledge of skills-based techniques for the preservation and restoration of wooden structures;
a knowledge of skills-based techniques for the maintenance, use and risk management of wooden structures;
a knowledge of the principles and methodologies for protection of wooden structures;
an opportunity to share their experiences and establish their regional networks.

For more information go to: http://www.iccrom.org/preservation-and-restoration-of-wooden-structures-2/