Catalina Bateman, Director of the Conservation and Restoration of Movable Cultural Heritage Program, participated in the International Council of Museums- Conservation Committee (ICOM-CC) Triennial Conference.
Strategies for storage of underwater archaeological assets in Cartagena and a study of the religious collection of Holy Week in Mompox are some of the work themes.
The agreement between the Warren Lasch Conservation Center (WLCC) at Clemson University (USA) and the Externado de Colombia Cultural Heritage Studies Faculty – Archaeology Program, focuses on research and training in the conservation of underwater cultural heritage.
Within the framework of the celebration of International Museum Day, the Heritage Studies Faculty introduced a new Specialization program.
In commemoration of International Museum Day, the Heritage Studies Faculty will hold a “Museums and contested histories” meeting and, also, introduce the Specialization in Museums and Cultural Institutions Sustainability.
An expert in underwater archaeology visiting the Externado emphasized the importance of promoting scientific research in areas previously dominated by the war.
The Archaeology Program will present a historical review of work carried out in Lake Titicaca, aimed at conservation of the underwater cultural heritage.
Diana Rocío Carvajal Contreras presented her work, “Richard Cooke: Archaeology and dissemination in Panama.” The meeting was held February 27 through March 3, 2017.
The Cultural Heritage Archaeology Program invites to the Conference offered by Spanish researcher Carmen Pérez Maestro.
Registration is now open; classes begin May 18, 2017, International Museum Day.