Three lectures entitled “Protecting Pharos’ Treasures” were held


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By the end of March, 2016, GEM-CC project which have been going on for 5 years will be finished. And to promote it to the public this event has been held in Tokyo, Osaka and Cairo.

Lecture in Tokyo

Organizer: JICA, Infrastructure and Peacebuilding Department, Urban and Regional Development Group, and JICA Global Plaza

Date: 5th, February, 2016 (Fri) 19:00 ~ 20:30

Venue: JICA Global Plaza

Audience: 120 approx.

The program:

Chair Kazumasa Sanui (Director of team 2 urban and regional development group, Infrastructure and Peacebuilding Department)
Cultural heritage projects of JICA Shinichi Yoshihara (Team 2 urban and regional development group, Infrastructure and Peacebuilding Department)
Project outline Mikio Nakamura (JICA long term expert/ expertise: International Cooperation ),  Rei Harada (JICA long term expert/ expertise: Cultural heritage management)
Case Study 1 (Textile training course) Mie Ishii (Cultural heritage international cooperation researcher in NRICPT / Textile conservator)
Case Study 2 (Internal transportation and packing Training course) Yoji Masada (Nippon Express, Kanto Fine Arts Branch, Assistant general manager/ Expertise: Packing and transportation of cultural properties)
Summary Kazuya Yamauchi (Head of the Regional Environment Section of the Japan Center for International Cooperation in Conservation, NRICPT)

 


 

Lecture in Osaka:

Organizer: JICA, Infrastructure and Peacebuilding Department, Urban and Regional Development Group, and JICA Kansai International Center.

Date: 7th, February, 2016 (Fri) 10:00 ~ 11:30

Venue: Kita-ku Center

Audience: 40 approx.

The program:

Chair Kazumasa Sanui
Cultural heritage projects of JICA Shinichi Yoshihara
Project outline Mikio Nakamura,  Rei Harada
Case Study 1 (Wood training course) Yasushi Okada (Wood sculpture cultural properties conservation laboratory, Representative Director/ Wood sculpture Conservator)
Case Study 2 (Collection Management training course) Sachi Hashimoto (National Museum of Ethnology, Expertise: Conservation science)
Summary Kazuya Yamauchi

 


 

Lecture in Cairo:

Organizer: JICA, Jointly by Japanese Embassy in Egypt

Date: 7th, March, 2016 (Mon) 18:30 ~ 20:00

Venue: Japanese Embassy in Egypt, Information and Culture Center

Audience: 40 approx.

The program:

Chair Kaori Nakaoka (JICA Long-term expert Coordinator/Training)
Opening greeting Yuichi Oba (Economic Counselor, Embassy of Japan in Egypt)
Cultural heritage projects of JICA Kazumasa Sanui , Shinichi Yoshihara
Project outline Mikio Nakamura,  Rei Harada
Training course case (Wood) Yasushi Okada
Training course case (Painted Objects) Akiko Nishisaka (Waseda University, Invited researcher, Institute of Egyptology/ Visiting Associate Professor, Higashi Nihon International University)
Closing remarks Mizuki Matsuzaki (JICA Egypt office Deputy Director/ Yemen branch Deputy Director)

 

It was the first time for this project to hold such events, but about 200 people in total of the 3 events have attended. Moreover, according to the questionnaire results it received ratings of “Very good” and “Good”, we believe it was a chance to promote international cooperation projects directly to the public from the field.

The material distributed during the events can be downloaded from the below link:

Here

We would like to express our deep gratitude to all who helped in organizing the events as well as all he participants.

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