Wednesday 24 August 2022 – 18:32
DUBAI, August 24 / WAM / The Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in Dubai, in collaboration with the Arab Administrative Development Organization of the League of Arab States, organized a knowledge session titled “Methods of Benefiting from International Conventions in Heritage Preservation”.
The session was attended by Dr. Yasser Al-Hayaji, Assistant Professor of Heritage at King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, and Dr. Bassam Daghestani, Head of the Department of Conservation, Treatment and Restoration at the Juma Al Majid Center.
Dr. Yasser Al-Hayaji spoke about the protection of cultural heritage at the international level, the risks it is exposed to and the criteria for its protection, highlighted the concept and forms of cultural heritage protection, reviewed the main international organizations and conventions for the protection of cultural heritage in their chronological order. He also spoke about the obstacles to cultural heritage protection in the international context and the obstacles that organizations concerned with protecting cultural heritage face in achieving their goals.
Then spoke Dr. Bassam Daghestani on the role of the Juma Al Majid Center in preserving the heritage of West Africa and reviewed the work of the center in the town of Chit in Mauritania and how the center helped establish a manuscript restoration laboratory there. , and then spoke about the state of Mali and the role of the center in preserving the legacy of Timbuktu manuscripts from loss. .
WAM/ Muhammad Jaballah/ Muhammad Nabil/ Zakaria Mohieldin