Rasha Hakki

Mrs. Rasha Hakki, a Syrian-Palestinian archaeologist, she went to complete her archaeological Studies at BYU University in the USA after her graduation from Damascus University. From 2004 to 2007, she contributed to a project to document the mosaics in Syrian museums in cooperation with the European Centre for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Monuments in Thessaloniki, Greece.

During the crisis, in 2012 she started working with the Directorate General of Museums and Antiquities as one of the Local Community Development team, Hakki helped to setup many projects to support Syrian local communities, she moved to the museums’ section at the General Directorate of Museums and Antiquities, documenting and tracking smuggled Syrian cultural artifacts. She also develops workshops for refugees and children to engage them in protecting cultural heritage, a corporation with Oxford University, and the General Directorate of Museums and Antiquities.

In 2015, Mrs. Hakki came to the Netherlands and started to rebuild her heritage network with other cultural organization, she became active to help refugees integrate into the community, and she is participating in many initiatives concerning the protection of cultural heritage and supporting local communities in Syria.

Rasha Hakki is a member of thearchaeologist.news, she writes articles, researches, and news about introducing cultural heritage to new generations.

خالد حياتله، عالم آثار فلسطيني - سوري، كان قبل النزاع في سوريا مرتبطاً بالمديرية العامة للآثار والمتاحف في دمشق. الان مع معهد الآثار الرقمية في أكسفورد، يستكشف ويقود إمكانات التقنيات الجديدة لإصلاح وإعادة بناء المعالم والمواقع الأثرية المدمرة في سورية. حصل على شهادته في علم الآثار من جامعة BYU في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية ومن جامعة دمشق.

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