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Human Resource Development

In order to help human resources development such as the training of specialists engaged in the planning of cultural heritage protection, and the preservation and restoration of cultural properties, the ACCU Nara Office provides training courses for the preservation and restoration of cultural heritage and opportunities to learn the latest knowledge and techniques, all with reference to the characteristics of Japanese archaeological sites and historic buildings.

Group Training Course

  • Training period: approximately one month
  • Number of participants: approximately 16 people
Group Training Course (2000〜2016) a total of 254 participants from 35 countries
FY Themes Number of participants(countries)
2000 Training Course on Survey and Restoration of Historic Monuments in Asia and the Pacific 15 (15)
2001 Training Course on Survey and Restoration of Historic Monuments in Asia and the Pacific 13 (13)
2002 Training Course on Conservation of Wooden Structures in Asia and the Pacific 14 (14)
2003 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 14 (14)
2004 Archaeological Research Methodology and Analytical Methods for Ancients Remains 13 (13)
2005 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 15 (15)
2006 Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains 15 (15)
2007 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 14 (14)
2008 Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains
16 (15)
2009 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 16 (16)
2010 Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains 16 (16)
2011 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 15 (15)
2012 Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains 16 (16)
2013 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 16 (16)
2014 Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains 16 (16)
2015 Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures 15 (15)
2016 Research, Analysis, Preservation and Utilisation of Archaeological Sites and Remains 15 (15)
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Specific Theme / Individual Training Course

The ACCU Nara Office provides opportunities to acquire expertise and techniques regarding both aboveground and buried investigation of archaeological sites and historic buildings for countries and regions where precious cultural properties are threatened with degradation or destruction, and their protection and preservation have become urgent problems from global perspectives.

  • Training period: approximately one month
  • Number of Participants: approximately 6 people (Up to 3 people per nation)
Specific Theme / Individual Training Course (2000〜2016) a total of 69 participants from 20 countries
FY Countries and number of participants
2000 China 1、Myanmar 1、Nepal 1
2001 Cambodia 1、Republic of Korea 1
2002 Afghanistan 1、Cambodia 1、China 1
2003 Afghanistan 2、Viet Nam 1
2004 China 2、Micronesia 1
2005 Nepal 1、Fiji 2
2006 Palau 2、Viet Nam 2
2007 Viet Nam 3、Maldives 2
2008 Uzbekistan 3、Cambodia 3
2009 Lao P.D.R 3、Mongolia 3
2010 Mongolia 3
2011 Indonesia 3
2012 Indonesia 3
2013 Kiribati 2、Bangladesh 3
2014 Vanuatu 2, Bhutan 3
2015 Maldives 2, Nepal 2, Sri Lanka 2
2016 Cambodia 2, Lao PDR 2, Myanmar 2
Individual Training CoursesIndividual Training Courses

Workshop

The ACCU Nara Office provides the practical training on cultural heritage protection on sites which dispatches a group of lecturers from Japan for the specialists engaged in the cultural heritage protection.

  • Training period: approximately 10 days
  • Number of Participants: approximately 15 people
FY Country Themes Participants
2007 Cambodia
(Siem Reap)
The measured drawing of archaeological artefacts and the photography for documenting artefacts 15 researchers from APSARA
2008 Uzbekistan
(Tashkent)
The measured drawing of archaeological artefacts and the photography for documenting artefacts 14 researchers from all over Uzbekistan
2009 Viet Nam
(Hoi An)
Recording/Documentation and Research Methods for Wooden Structures; Formulating Conservation and Management Strategies 16 researchers from all over Viet Nam
2010 Lao P.D.R.
(Vientiane)
Recording/Documentation of Archaeological Artefacts 15 researchers from all over Lao P.D.R.
2011 Mongolia
(Ulaanbaatar)
Recording/Documentation of Archaeological Artefacts 15 researchers from all over Mongolia.
2012 Indonesia
(Martapura and Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan)
Recording/Documentation and Research Methods for Wooden Structures; and Formulating Conservation and Management Strategies 18 researchers from all over Indonesia.
2013 Sri Lanka
(Kandy)
Recording/Documentation and Research Methods for Wooden Structures; and Formulating Conservation and Management Strategies 15 researchers from all over Sri Lanka
2014 Bangladesh
(Dhaka)
Recording/documentation and preservation research methods for archaeological artefacts 15 researchers from all over Bangladesh
2015 Bhutan
(Thimphu)
Photographic Documentation of Cultural Heritage and Management/Utilisation of Digital Data 20 researchers from all over Bhutan
2016 Republic of the Philippines
(Kawit, Cavite and Manila)
Documentation Methods for Traditional Wooden Structures 15 researchers from all over the Philippines
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