Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Balkan Heritage Field School 2011

The Balkan Heritage Field School has just opened the application session for ten projects (in 2011) in the following areas: Archaeology, Art History, Restoration and Conservation of Artifacts and Monuments and Christian Art and Culture. Thanks to the partnership with New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria 6 academic credits (for two-week projects), 9 academic credits (for four-week projects) and 12 academic credits (for six-week projects) will be granted upon request to students involved in these projects.

Affiliated partner institutions: New Bulgarian University, Varna Regional Museum of History, Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History, Archaeological Museum of Sozopol (Bulgaria), Fulbright Commission (USA/ Bulgaria); Youth Cultural Center - Bitola, National Institute of Stobi, National Institute and Museum - Bitola (Macedonia), Conservation Of Sculptures, Monuments And Objects (Canada);

Guest specialists from: Queen’s University (Canada), Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Nanterre (France).

The Balkan Heritage Field School (est. 2003) is a part of the Balkan Heritage Foundation – a Bulgarian public, non-profit, non-governmental organization. It implements various educational projects in the areas of Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Folklore, Art History, Restoration and Conservation of artefacts and monuments, Fine Arts and Theology with participation of students, scholars and volunteers from all over the World.

2011 Projects

"FRESCO-HUNTING" PHOTO EXPEDITION TO MEDIEVAL BALKAN CHURCHES 1 (Western Bulgaria) and 2 (SW Macedonia)

BIRTH OF EUROPE - EXCAVATION OF THE EARLY NEOLITHIC SETTLEMENT ILINDENTSI

WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ROMAN POTTERY

WORKSHOP FOR RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY

A BYZANTINE COLD CASE FILE - EARLY CHRISTIAN MONASTERY -STRONGHOLD
EXCAVATIONS IN VARNA (ANCIENT ODESSOS)

HERACLEA LYNCESTIS EXCAVATIONS

STOBI (THE CAPITAL CITY OF MACEDONIA SECUNDA) EXCAVATIONS

WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF LATE ROMAN MURAL PAINTINGS

Detailed information about all Balkan Heritage Field School Projects in 2011 is available on our website at: http://www.bhfieldschool.org/

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