I would like to inform you about our summer 2014 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 15th year, which is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offers students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2014.
The programs offered are listed below:
Building Restoration (June 2nd thru 27th)
Ceramics Restoration (June 2nd thru 27th)
Book Bindings Restoration (June 2nd thru 27th)
Paper Restoration (July 14th thru August 8th)
Traditional Painting Materials & Techniques (July 14th thru August 8th)
Preservation Theory and Practice in Italy (July 14th thru August 8th)
Restoration of the façade of the Church of San Carlo (13th Century)
Surveying the San Giovanni Battista Church complex (12th Century)
Archaeological survey of the public baths in Carsulae
To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our WEBSITE.
Our courses are open to students from various disciplines, both undergraduate and graduate. All lessons are taught in English.
In addition, I would like to inform you about program in Athens, Greece:
Exploration of the coexistence between historic and modern Athens
This program is a 13 day exploration of the history, preservation and conservation issues facing the city, including lectures and visits lead by some of the world’s foremost archaeologists, architects, historians, conservators and planners who have been dealing with the problem of surveying, planning, and preserving monuments and cultural heritage in the midst of a growing modern city. Please visit our website and syllabus to see a complete list of faculty, lectures and visits.
There are two opportunities to participate in this trip:
Spring (March 16 – March 27, 2014 Deadline approaching: February 1st)
Summer (June 29 – July 10, 2014)