The destruction of Cultural Heritage worldwide is a topic that receives growing attention: Cultural Heritage is threatened in armed conflicts, through climate change and environmental influences, and through neglect. The Summer School 2016 aims at covering these topics by assembling a wide range of scholars and experts to discuss the dangers faced by Cultural Heritage as well as methods to preserve and reconstruct it. What can be done to efficiently and professionally protect Cultural Heritage? What dangers does it face? Which actors have to be involved? Is the systemat-ic destruction of Cultural Heritage a rather new phenomenon or has it been practiced throughout human history? What can be done to prevent such destructions?
Your application (in English) should include:
- A letter of motivation (2 pages max.) including an explanation as to why you would like to participate in the Summer School and what previous knowledge you have on the subject; additionally a short description of your current PhD project should be given.
- A short CV presenting the main steps of your academic career.
Please send your application via e-mail as one PDF file to Michaela Böttner at the HCCH (Boettner@uni-heidelberg.de).
You can also contact Mrs. Böttner in case you need further in-formation.