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#YOUNGRESEARCHERSWH - Alba de Juana

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Hi bloggers!

Two weeks ago we introduced Dr. Daniel Garrido- Pimentel, co- ordinator of the Prehistoric Caves and Cultural Centres of Cantabria region (Spain), and we will continue introducing exciting profiles of young researchers and professionals in World Heritage around the world to the III International Conference on Best Practices in World Heritage, next May 2018.

In doing this, we aim to help ESR WH* to open new doors and to network building between all our followers. So, please, keep with us during these months!!

 * Early Stage Researchers in World Heritage
But before we move on, we want to introduce our research profiles, to show you who is behind the EST WH network. Nekhet Corpas presented her profile last week, therefore this week we are sharing mine.



Iranian Heritage in Danger (IV): Wind catcher in Yadz

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The historical city of Yazd has been added to the coveted list of World Heritage cities endorsed by UNESCO. Yazd’s old neighborhood was added to the list during UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee’s 41st session in Krakow, Poland on Sunday, July 9.2017. Almost 200 hectares of the city’s 2,270-hectare historical texture now boast world heritage status; Yazd is now the only UNESCO-listed Iranian city where people still live in. It is also believed to be the world’s largest inhabited adobe city. Previously, Shahr-e Soukhteh an uninhabited historical city in Iran was also registered as an historical world heritage city.
Yazd’s old buildings are all built from mud bricks, which provide natural insulation against cold and hot weather and make the city unique. The old earthen architecture of Yazd has escaped the modernization that destroyed many traditional earthen towns, retaining its traditional districts, the Qanat system, Traditional houses, Bazars, Hammams (bath), mosques, Synagogues, Zo…

#YOUNGRESEARCHERSWH - Nekbet Corpas

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As one of the coordinators of this section along with Alba de Juana, I am really glad to introduce my profile. Also, I would like to use this opportunity to thank all researchers who are currently participating in this endeavour... We are confident that this network will become a solid project

After having researched at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Mexico) and completed a master in Archaeological Heritage and Museums (University of Cambridge, UK) I have just started a PhD thesis at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) on social conflict in heritage management, addressing the disparity of understandings on what heritage is, its management and interests surrounding it. Importantly, conflicts do not only take place in war contexts.

Department/Institution:
Universidad Complutense de Madrid 


#YOUNGRESEARCHERSWH - Daniel Garrido-Pimentel

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Hi bloggers!

We are delighted to introduce you all to Daniel Garrido-Pimentel, a Spanish post-doc stage researcher who works and lives in Cantabria (Spain). He speaks Spanish, English and French. As a fan of rock art, here are some interesting facts about him! 

Thank you, Daniel, for sending your profile... we keep on looking for new researchers and professionals in World heritage!

Department/Institution: 
Government of Cantabria, SRECD, Cave Rock Art
Online profiles:
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