OTTOMAN CULTURAL PROPERTIES IN THE BALKANS
WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION ISSUES OF OTTOMAN CULTURAL PROPERTIES IN THE BALKANS
has been realized at the dates of 21st-23rd September 2014 in Istanbul by Directorate General of Foundations.
ACTIVITIES REALIZED IN THE WORKSHOP
Presentations of the academicians and project executors who are experts on conservation and restoration from Turkey
Presentations, in which the whole process from the determination of the project to the completion of the restoration (law, bureaucratic procedures, etc.) will be mentioned, of restoration and conservation practices on the Ottoman cultural properties in different countries carried out by the participants from each countries
Discussions on the issues related to the subjects at the end of each presentation, seeking a solution to the main problems and preparing a final declaration.
Technical visit (Visit to Beyazit Mosque on-site which is still under restoration)
Boat Tour (Bosphorus Boat Tour)
Below-mentioned 7 countries from the Balkans have been invited to the Workshop. The participatory committees consisted of persons who are working for prepotent institutions and influential on ‘’preservation of cultural heritage’’ issues in their countries, executive conservators and bureaucrats/executives from the Preservation Boards of countries.
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)
Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Directorate General of Cultural Properties and Museums)
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality
CONTENT OF THE SPEECHES/PRESENTATIONS
Speeches/Presentations involved the regulations, projects and implementation (restoration and conservation) process of the cultural properties in participatory countries.
The decision making of the project
Research phase of the project
Preparation of technical projects
The confirmation of the technical projects by relevant authorities
Implementation of the project (Conservation-Restoration)
Inspection of the project and restoration
Main problems encountered during the restoration process