1st International Conference on the Enhancement of the Archaeological Heritage in Iraq

Comprehensive topics, 2 conference days, 4 excellent speakers.


20th to 21st January 2018
Starting at 10am


University of Kufa

A word from the Conference Organizers
ICEAHI At a Glance

Welcome to the 1st International Conference on the Enhancement of the Archaeological Heritage in Iraq! The ICEAHI Conference has been held (for the first time) at the University of Kufa main campus. This special event has been attended by a diverse scholarly and civil audience interested in the Archaeological Heritage of Iraq.

The study of ancient Iraqi societies and identities

The study of ancient landscapes (geography, settlement patterns, agriculture, irrigation infrastructures)

Community building initiatives for cultural heritage enhancement.

Keynote Speakers

World renowned speakers in relevant topics

Conference Goals

Archaeology in Iraq

To present researches (archaeological, anthropological and environmental) on ancient societies in Iraq.

Targeted Research

To present researches that target the use of archaeological and environmental data for understanding ancient landscapes and their changes over time.

Ideal Discussion Forum

To discuss how to better protect cultural heritage and to promote its use as a tool for dialogue between different sectors of society.

Interest Promotion

To discuss how to promote interest in the common cultural heritage and identity of Iraqi society and To discuss how to promote and disseminate the value of cultural heritage as a tool for community building in Iraq and also internationally.

Program & Proceedings

Download the program of the Conference: Click here

Download the Proceedings of the 1st Conference Click here

Sponsors & Partners

The conference has been organized in the framework of the project “EDUU - Education and Cultural Heritage Enhancement for Social Cohesion in Iraq” funded by the European Union.

Location and Venue

area full of great hotels and restaurants.

Spend two inspiring days in the cultural and cosmopolitan city of Najaf. The area is full of great hotels, restaurants and galleries.

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