On 12 and 13 of February 2019, Prof Giulio Bartolini and Dr Tommaso Natoli held a thematic teaching module on the “Protection of Cultural Heritage in Time of Disasters” (12 hours) within the first edition of the ‘International Master Course in ‘Cultural Property Protection in Crisis Response’.
The post-graduate Master course is organized by the Interdepartmental University School for Strategic Sciences (SUISS) of the University of Torino, in collaboration with Comando per la formazione e Scuola di applicazione dell’Esercito Italiano, Torino; Comando Carabinieri per la Tutela del Patrimonio Culturale, Roma; Centro Studi Post Conflict Operations dell’Esercito Italiano; International Institute of Humanitarian Law, Sanremo; UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development and Territory Management; Centro Conservazione Restauro La Venaria Reale. The Course also benefits from the technical-scientific collaboration with the Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture, Torino, and the collaboration with ICCROM, Rome.
the Master in Cultural Property Protection in Crisis Response is designed for a mixed target of civilians, military personnel, NGOs, peacekeepers, and in general all the operators with a role in intervening in field operations in armed conflicts or disasters scenarios, as well as those ones operating in the post-conflict or post-disaster recovery process.
The course aims to prepare a future generation of professionals with a multidisciplinary background and advanced expertise in the protection of cultural property in time of crisis and, more widely, in increasing the capacities to enhance the role of culture for addressing the social reconciliation and economic recovery of affected areas.