Heritage is What societies inspire, celebrate, use and protect - Dr. Gamini Wijesuriya
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Sri Lanka, Oct. 4 -- What do we mean when we use the word 'heritage?' Is it only about monuments and structures? What is the role of people in heritage conservation? These are some of the questions we focus in this interview with Dr. Gamini Wijesuriya, a Lankan international activist on heritage conservation.
Qualified in Architecture (BSc, MSc), Heritage Management (MA) and Archaeology (MA, PhD), Dr. Gamini Wijesuriya has served as Director Conservation of the Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka (1983-2000) and was responsible for managing the heritage conservation program carried out during this time. He was elected Vice President of the World Archaeological Congress (WAC) in 2003. He has published many books on heritage management ...
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