Sukhrob BABAYEV

IICAS, DIRECTOR FOR STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT Sukhrob was born to study historiography and open new avenues of discovery on the pages of human history for the purpose of preserving cultural heritage for future generations. From teaching archaeology at the University of Bukhara to becoming a specialist and later head of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Bukhara Region he has persistently led efforts to educate and spread knowledge about this area. His experience in Bukhara and on numerous international projects, including for UNESCO, as well as studying 8 languages he now brings to… Read More

Farukh KHABIBULLAYEV

iicas, specialist in international relations and caal team leader Farukh’s passion lies with applying technologies and design such as 3D modelling, art and graphic design to save cultural heritage. His career in the field began in 2015 with the private archaeological firm, Archaeological Expertise with whom he participated in numerous expeditions in Kazakhstan including leading several expeditions. In 2016 he participated in the Newton Al-Farabi partnership program as a GIS expert. He has conducted Heritage Impact Assessments for the new Spiritual and Cultural Centre and Eski Turkestan Archaeological Park (both related to… Read More

Umid KHAKIMOV

Board of Monuments, Inspections of Bukhara and Navoi,UZBEKISTAN, CAAL RESEARCHER Umid’s BA in international relations from Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies is enabling him to pursue a passion for the heritage treasures of Uzbekistan and work to preserve them for future generations. After several years as a specialist in the Education Department of the Bukhara Regional government followed by a position as junior research assistant at the Bukhara State Museum Preserve he began his position with the Department of Cultural Heritage of Bukhara which led him to becoming chief specialist. Participating… Read More