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Conservation, Heritage Management and Sustainability

Archaeological investigations are increasingly focusing on the importance of integrating the future conservation of sites and artefacts as part of planning the initial investigation.

As indicated in the theme on landscapes and urbanscapes, this ties directly to the architecture programme, which also engages with the development of the built environment in a sustainable fashion.

The Herculaneum Conservation Project is the BSR’s most significant engagement in the area of heritage management, and brings with it substantial partnerships with scientific conservators, ICCROM, and local entities.

Nevertheless, the conservation agenda at Herculaneum must be seen in the context of the wider connections between cultural heritage and sustainability more generally.

The BSR is proud to support the Journal Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage (n.13-2013)

Selected Publications since 2008

Herculaneum publications

Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage 13

Forthcoming events in this theme

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Il Comizio dei Re

Friday 27 January 2017

Rome's Mediterranean Portus Project (RoMP)