Erbil History, Archaeology, Arts and Architecture (Day 6)
Presented by: School of Science and Engineering
By: Civil and Architectural Engineering (CAE)/Architectural Engineering and Sustainability Programme (AES)
Between Political and Geographical Constraints. The Question of Communication Roads in the Assyrian Triangle.
Lionel MARTI, French National Centre for Scientific Research.
Lionel Marti is a researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (UMR 7192), Paris. He has been trained in Assyriology at EPHE IVe section and in archaeology at University Paris I PanthéonSorbonne. He is part of the management with Ch. Nicolle and K. Shawaly of the archaeological mission of Bash Tapa. His research focus is primarily on the history of northern Mesopotamia and Syria, from the Old-Babylonian to the NeoAssyrian period, with a particular focus on the development and functioning of the Assyrian world.
The Architectural Heritage in Erbil. Current Status, Challenges, and Solutions.
Dara TALAAT AL YAQUBI, Senior Consultant Architect and Heritage Conservation Expert.
Senior Consultant Architect and heritage Conservation Expert, Dara Talaat Al Yaqubi has a PhD in Architectural Heritage, MSc in Architecture, and BSc in Business Administration. Lecturer in the Department of Architecture/University ofBaghdad from 1980 to 1998, and Salahaddin University 2015 to 2020, he was also Governing Board member of Kurdistan University 2008 to 2010. UN-Habitat and UNDP program officer, Team Leader, and Consultant from 1998 to 2007, he was also Senior Advisor for the Council of Ministers of KRG and Head of the High Commission of Revitalization of Erbil Citadel (HCECR) from 2009 to 2019. He is Ifpo Associate Researcher since 2019 and founder and head of ARBELA Center for Heritage and Architecture 2020.