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Cultural Heritage in Fall 2018 at the Academy

The International Observatory for Cultural Heritage will present many events in the autumn—and will welcome its second group of 4 Weinberg Fellows.


Symposium on Lorenzo Da Ponte and the Birth of Italian Opera in NY; Exhibition on Palestinian Bedouin Villages; Workshop on Sebastiano Serlio Research; Lecture on the Excavation at Hadrian’s Villa and the Advanced Program of Ancient History and Art (APAHA)

Weinberg Fellows:

Sahar Basil Al-Qaisi ◊Weinberg Fellow, Fall◊
Koya University
Keeping memory: vernacular architecture in Iraqi Kurdistan

Sheila Crane ◊Weinberg Fellow, Fall◊
University of Virginia
Rethinking preservation in an era of planetary urbanization: the shantytown and intangible heritage across the Mediterranean

Maurizio Peleggi ◊Weinberg Fellow, Spring◊
National University of Singapore
When shrines grow tired: caring for cultural artifacts in the premodern world

Brigitte Sölch ◊Weinberg Fellow, Spring◊
Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut
Struggle for democracy or culture of dominance? The agora in the transatlantic architectural discourse of the early postwar period