International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property


Xingyu has a doctorate in “History and Restoration in Architecture” from the University “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy. Her thesis was on “the conservation of historical cities in China

Sonia is currently an adjunct professor at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy. She has a Ph.D. in Risk Management of Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on the Built Environment from the Technical University of Braunschweig (Germany)

Flaminia Bartolini from Italy was at ICCROM as a Research Fellow from 24 July to 1 September 2017. Flaminia is currently a PhD candidate in Cultural Heritage at the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

Parisa Abdollahi, a lecturer at the Department of Conservation, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Tehran Azad University, was a Visiting Researcher with several study visits to ICCROM up until March 2018.

ICCROM welcomes Dr Vaidas Petrulis from the Institute of Architecture and Construction of Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. Vaidas is a Senior Scientific Researcher and also teaches history of architecture and built heritage interpretation. He will be at ICCROM until the end of July 2017.

We are pleased to have welcomed Muriel Verbeeck, a Belgian national, who conducted research at ICCROM between March and April 2017.

ICCROM was pleased to welcome Luis Pérez-Prat Durbán and María del Valle Gómez de Terreros Guardiola, from Spain. Both Visiting Researchers are full professors at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville.

Pingli Feng carried out a visiting fellowship at ICCROM until mid December 2016. She is a trained conservator who has been working since 2009 at the Conservation and Restoration Center of Cultural Heritage at Sichuan Museum in China.

Michael is a trained preservation architect and art historian (MSc, MA and PhD in Vienna and Berlin) and is currently project leader for cultural heritage studies at the Chair of Global Art History within the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context.

Juliana is a Programme Specialist for Research at the World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region (WHITRAP-UNESCO)