The Syrian Heritage Initiative is innovatively dedicated to Syria’s unique cultural heritage: preservation, archiving, research, mediation, and participation in times of war. All of their projects have different focuses on the documentation and provision of materials, but complement each other in the communication of the project results.


All of their projects have different focuses on the documentation and provision of materials, but complement each other in the communication of the project results. The work provides a basis for reconstruction and participatory platforms for broad awareness raising.

The Syrian Heritage Initiative was the only of the 70 nominations to receive a special recognition at the Museums&Heritage Awards in London in May 2018.