Italy Summer 2010 Field School - Historic Preservation & Restoration

full name / name of organization: 
San Gemini Preservation Studies
contact email: 
mcardillo@sgsmail.org

San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes lectures, research, fieldwork, workshops and fieldtrips in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration and conservation. Now in its 11th year, it is located in Central Italy in the city of San Gemini.

This year the program focuses on the study of architectural survey and restoration, elements of art restoration and conservation of archaeological ceramics. The field projects involve the survey and restoration of medieval churches, archeological excavation in the ancient Roman city of Carsulae, and work on local archival material.

The program is a collaboration between scholars from various universities and local preservation groups, fostering a multidisciplinary approach to historic preservation. All academic activities are held in English.

Application deadline is March 15th. Visit www.sangeministudies.org for more information.

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
general_announcements
medieval
renaissance
romantic
theory