Why this course
The importance and the role of culture in crisis and post crisis scenarios has relevantly raised in the recent years, due to the emerging of new forms of conflicts and to the intensification of disasters.
This raise of attention turned into international campaigns and into a global response towards heritage protection, communities identity and cultural expressions safeguarding, as well as the control of illicit traffics and activities.
In this context 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 intervenig in armed conflits or disasters scenarios, as well as those ones operating in the post-conflict or post-disaster recovery process.
The program aims at preparing 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.
Mix of lectures, seminars, study visits, practical exercises and best practices analisys
Strong international-level and multidisciplinary faculty
Scholars, practitioners, professors, officials and experts from several military and civilian organizations acting at international level
Program targeted on a mix of civilians, military personnel, NGOs personnel, volunteers, peacekeepers, government authorities, community leaders, cultural sites managers and operators, and, more in general, all the persons with a role in intervening in field operations in armed conflits or disasters scenarios, as well as those ones operating in the post conflict or post disaster recovery and reconciliation process