ZHAO Zhehao

ucl, research assistant Zhehao’s (Steven) doctoral research focuses on the management of Maritime Silk Roads sites under the influence of globalisation. He is exploring different approaches in terms of conceptualisation, conservation, interpretation, and World Heritage nomination processes at sites in China and Saudi Arabia as well as others in between. His position at the National Center of Underwater Cultural Heritage allows his work building a GIS data platform for underwater sites. As the overland and maritime routes are closely intertwined Zhehao’s sea-based research provides the CAAL project with a unique perspective. He… Read More

Chynarbek ZHOLDOSHOV

Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic, CAAL TEAM LEADER Chynarbek’s career began with a degree from the Faculty of History and Regional Studies of Kyrgyz National University J. Balasagyna where he first engaged with archaeology. While still a student, he participated in national and international scientific expeditions. After graduation he started working in museums, progressing from research fellow to deputy for science. His current position is chief specialist of Department of Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage in the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz… Read More