Seminar in Dushanbe

Seminar in Dushanbe

Seminar in Dushanbe

01/01 1970


On 4th and 5th October 2023, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, hosted a seminar organised as part of the joint preparation and promotion of the “Ancient Khuttal” serial nomination, which was attended by representatives of the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS), the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan, local and international experts. The experts were warmly received and welcomed by the Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan M. M. Sharifzoda.

Experts from IICAS, consisting of Dr. J. Reep, Dr. S. Mantellini, Dr. O. Vileikis and N. Aituganova, discussed the following important topics with officials from the department for the protection and use of historical and cultural heritage under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan:

- Serial object management system;

- Management and conservation plans for component parts;

- Construction and heritage impact assessment (HIA) projects

- Legislative protection of cultural heritage (serial nominations);

- Protection and improvement of nomination component parts.

This seminar is an important stage in the preparation and inclusion of monuments into the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.