With the presence of specialists from different countries, including representatives from Italy, Spain, Sweden, Mexico, the United States, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Puerto Rico and Cuba, the Congress will become an academic, theoretical and methodological space that addresses issues related to conservation of heritage and archeology in the Greater Antilles.
According to the official program, the contest will bring together experts who will exchange on topics linked to various branches of archeology such as underwater, industrial and management of archaeological heritage, history in urban contexts, among others.
Dialogue and plan work strategies linked to the protection and dissemination of archaeological heritage become objectives of the event that will bring together social science professionals in order to articulate dynamic, coherent and participatory policies, in accordance with multiple cultural contexts.
The presentation of projects such as Arqueo-Cuba and Cipamur, the first based on a comprehensive and inclusive approach to the issue of sustainable urban development and the second projected to proactively investigate the social dimension of museums and archaeological sites, also stand out within the event proposals.
Organized by the Archeology Office of the Havana Historian’s Office, the Cuba Arqueológica website, the Havana headquarters of the Italian agency ARCS Arci-Culture-Solidali and the Office of the Conservator of the City of Matanzas, the event will a scientific committee made up of experts from Cuba, Spain, Argentina, Puerto Rico and the United States.