Yıldız Technical University and ICOMOS-ICORP are jointly organizing the International Symposium of “Cultural Heritage Protection In Times of Risk – Challenges and Opportunities”, that will take place on 15-17 November 2012 in Istanbul Turkey.

The symposium aims to adopt a comprehensive approach that includes all kinds of risks of natural and human origin that threaten ormight threaten cultural heritage. Various themes and topics would include all kinds of direct or indirect risks, including wars and local conflicts, disasters, large-scale projects that fail to recognize cultural heritage.