Nura Ibold

Ph.D. Candiate, Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Aleppo, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

Nura Ibold started her doctoral project at the chair of Architectural Conservation at Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), Cottbus-Senftenburg in 2016. Her research focusses on the reconstruction of the old city of Aleppo, Syria and is part of the project 'Stunde Null: Architectural Conservation on the reconstruction of the old city of Aleppo' which is the first joint project launched by the Archaeological Heritage Network in 2016. The project enjoys the support of the German Federal Foreign Office. Since October 2017 Nura has been working as a research assistant at BTU and has developed her own teaching module on the preservation and interpretation of cultural heritage which she also taught at Helwan University, Cairo in summer 2018. Nura's work focuses on the values of cultural heritage and the relationship between heritage and the formation of collective memory and identity. She received a diploma in architectural engineering from Aleppo University and completed an M.A. in world heritage studies from BTU, Cottbus-Senftenburg.


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