SAVE THE HERITAGE 2020:
DAVID GAREJI MONASTERIES

David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitage are one of the most important cultural and religious heritage landmarks in Georgia. The site is comprised of 22 rock-hewn monasteries and more than 5.000 sanctuaries and cave-cells located in Eastern Georgia and in neighbouring Azerbaijan. The monastery complex was submitted to the UNESCO Tentative List in 2007 and is registered as a Monument of National Importance. 

Today, the hole complex is facing several threats – from rock disintegration, and intense erosion of the sandstone, to structural damage. The spread of tourism on the one side and the lack of infrastructure, maintained pathways and signs on the other, are calling for a sustainable development of the site.

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SAVE THE HERITAGE COLLECTIVE 2020

Lecturers

ddr. Verena Perko,
University of Ljubljana, Museum of Gorenjska Region, Slovenia

dr. Anita Kern, kerndesign, 
University of Applied Arts Vienna, Donau University Krems

Carlo Gaspari,
GCarchitetti, Pescara, Italy

Marta Milles,
independent researcher and lecturer about sustainable tourism and marketing, London, UK

Keynote speakers

Piet Jaspaert,
Belgium, Vice president of Europa Nostra 

In-Souk Cho,
Seoul, South Korea, International Co-director of the UIA Work Programme for Heritage and Cultural Identity. Vice-president of ICOMOS-ISCARSAH

Masaru Takayama,
sustainable tourism and interpretation expert, Spirit of Japan Travel, Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN)

Maka Mariam Dvalishvili,
Georgian Arts and Culture Center President, Fulbright Scholar, Lecturer at Tbilisi State Academy of Art , Leader of the International Symposium of Georgian Art

Zaza Skhirtladze,
Senior Researcher, Gareji Study Centre&Tbilisy State University, Institute of History and Theory of Art

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INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP AND COMPETITION
DAVID GAREJI MONASTERIES, GEORGIA
(6. 7. 2020 – 15. 7. 2020) 

TIMELINE
Categories:

a) Cultural heritage
b) Architecture
c) Graphic Design
d) Sustainable tourism & Marketing

1 Mission

4 lecturers

5 Keynote speakers

120 participants

Workshops & lectures & team work
& round trips & publication & traveling exhibition 

Timeline 2020
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