At the invitation of the Balkan Heritage Foundation Dr. Roberto Nardi, founder of the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica (CCA) and president of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) will speak on three conservation projects he directed as follows:
Conservation of the Prehistoric Sculptures of Monteprama, Sardinia, Italy.
Location: Sofia, National Academy of Art, Oborishte Str.
Date and Time: on Monday, the 20th of April, at 17.30
Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai: the Conservation of the Mosaic of
Location: Plovdiv, the Small Basilika, Knyaginya Maria Luiza
Date and Time: on Tuesday the 21st of April, at 18.00 h
The Roman City of Zeugma (Turkey) Conservation Project.
Location: Skopie, Archaeological Museum of Macedonia,
Dimitar Vlahov b.b.,
Date and Time: on Wednesday the 22nd of April, at
About the Speaker:
Roberto Nardi is the founder of the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica
(CCA) in Rome - a private company carrying out public commissions in the field
of conservation of ancient monuments and archaeological sites. He has directed
more than 50 projects or training courses in 14 countries, including the Arch
of Septimius Severus and the Temple of Vespasian in the Roman Forum, the mosaic
at Saint Catherine’s in Sinai and the wall paintings at the Madrasa Amiriya in
Yemen that in 2007, which received the Aga Kahn Award for Islamic Architecture.
He has published over 80 technical articles. Roberto Nardi is Kress Lecturer at
the American Institute of Archaeology for 2010/2011. He has been a member of ICCM since 1983 and president since 2014 (he is ICCM vice-president between 1989 and 2014).
These lectures are
organized by the Balkan Heritage Foundation in partnership with:
The National Academy of Art, Sofia, Department of Archaeology, Sofia University ”St. Kliment Ohridski”, Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, Municipality of Plovdiv, the Ancient Plovdiv Municipal Institute, Bulgarian Heritage Trails Association, Villa Terres Winery (Bulgaria), National Institution Stobi and the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia).