Dr Bijan Rouhani

Research Profile

My PhD is in the History and Conservation of Architectural Heritage from the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy. Thesis: International Principles for the Protection of Cultural Heritage during Armed Conflicts. I have a Master’s degree in the Conservation and Restoration of Historic Monuments and Sites.

I am Vice-President of the Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness of ICOMOS (ICOMOS-ICORP), and Vice-Chair of the ICOMOS Working Group for Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage in Syria and Iraq; representative of ICOMOS on the International Board of the Blue Shield; Director of AMAL in Heritage at Global Heritage Fund (GHF) – Cultural heritage emergency management tools and training for the MENA region; Project Specialist for Cultural Heritage Condition Assessment, Planning and Preservation at American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Cultural Heritage Initiatives for Syria and Iraq; expert, author, and content developer of the distance learning course on Heritage and Risk Management, Athabasca University, Canada; and member of the Executive Board of the Society for Iranian Archaeology (SIA).

  • A methodology for documenting preservation issues affecting cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq

    Barnes Gordon, L, Rouhani, B, Cuneo, A, Penacho, S
  • Armed Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa: New challenges for the protection of cultural heritage

    Rouhani, B
  • In Search of Lost Values: Is Post Trauma Cultural Heritage Reconstruction Possible?

    Rouhani, B
    Edited by:
    Schneider, P
  • Culture cannot wait: International and national courses on first aid for cultural heritage in times of conflict

    Tandon, A, Rouhani, B, Dal Maso, A, Salah, A
    Edited by:
    Bridgland, J
  • Different Concepts of Cultural Heritage in Iran

    Rouhani, B
    Edited by:
    Lira, S, Amoeda, R