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Blue Shield is focussed on building a strong experts group to call on in case of an emergency or disaster. People from all over the world are volunteering their expertise to the safeguarding of cultural heritage.
This means that the Blue Shield network consist of people with experience in the field of conservation and restoration (paper, art, architecture, archeology, stone) but also of people with training and planning skills and those who are experienced in raising funds and other resources.
We want you to meet them through their stories.

Awareness & Prevention

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Massimo Cruciotti
Increasing awareness and promoting a culture of prevention
in archives and libraries


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Clas Ternström
Fieldwork: remedial investigations on heritage sites

Cultural property protection

Polina Levina Mahnad
Polina Levina Mahnad
International humanitarian law
and international criminal law
United Nations: legal aspects of
cultural property protection


Armed conflict
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Farida Waheed
Teaching Assistant, Cairo University
Egyptian heritage in conflict

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Ghiath Rammo, Archeologist          Robert Gooren
Italian Mission Ebla                             Mali

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Nathalie Paarlberg
Himalayan Buddhist heritage


Natural Disaster
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Angela Dellebeke                                        Bonnie Nilhamn    
Consultant Hazard mitigation              Museums & Cultural Heritage
& Emergency preparedness                 Calamities due to weather conditions

Rescue mission Cologne Archives        Netherlands

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Pau Olmos Benlloch
Coastal heritage at risk

Maia Murphy            z2fA64J7
Maia Murphy                                                     Andrew Martin
Art Historian                                                     Media manager 
The Restoration of Vi Lever På                    National Archives of Fiji
en Stjerne following a terrorist attack


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Natalia Moragas Segura                           Oumaima Gannouni
Professor in American History                Master Student
Red Cross & Cultural heritage                 World Heritage Studies 
Mexico/Spain                                              Tunisia/Germany 

Administration                                       Cataloguing                        
Bonnie survey 2                     Madylene Outen

Bonnie Nilhamn                                          Madylene Outen     
Museums & Cultural Heritage                Collections Assistant
The Importance of administration        The importance of cataloguing
Syria                                                                  Great Britain

Care for Culture
Karim Chamas

Karim Chamas
Gems lost in the Nubian Desert

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