Marta Portillo

Isber Sabrine

CONTRACT TECNICIAN
(BBVA project)

I am a Syrian archaeologist, specializing in cultural heritage management, as well as a certified National Tourist Guide in Syria. He has been a member of the Syrian Spanish team of the Spanish National Research Council (IMF- CSIC) since 2005. Since 2011, I have been a Collaborator Researcher at the Institución Milá y Fontanals of the Spanish National Research Council and I have been involved in projects and studies on the protection of cultural heritage during conflicts.

I am currently chair and co-founder of the international NGO Heritage for Peace. Since 2015, I have been involved in cultural initiatives for refugees and immigrants in Europe. I am leading now both the Abuab and ANSCH initiatives. Abuab -Using museums for the intercultural dialogue- is a social project that works on using cultural heritage as a tool for intercultural dialogue with refugees and immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa. ANSCH is The Arab Network of civil society to safeguard cultural heritage.

Selection of international publications for the last five years

  • SABRINE I. in press. Using cultural heritage for the refugees: The Multaka Project: a cultural Initiative for the refugees in Berlin’s museums. Cities of Memory – Memoria, Florence (Italy).
  • SABRINE I. & Cunliffe E. forthcoming Protecting Heritage during conflicts: The work of the NGO Heritage for Peace. The Ancient Near Eastern Studies series.
  • SABRINE I., forthcoming The management of Syrian archaeological heritage before and during the Syrian conflict. In Badran (ed.), Heritage community in Arabic Region, Springer.
  • SABRINE I. & Brodie N. 2017. The illegal excavation and trade of Syrian cultural objects: a view from the ground. Journal of Field Archaeology [DOI: 1080/00934690.2017.141091]
  • SABRINE I. 2016. La protección del patrimonio cultural durante el conflicto Sirio por los  refugiados en la  diáspora. In Becerril, Parejo & Sanchez (eds.), Migración y Asilo: Nuevos retos y oportunidades para Europa, pp. 123-138. Thomson Reuters,

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Isber Sabrine

I am a Syrian archaeologist, specializing in cultural heritage management, as well as a certified National Tourist Guide in Syria. He has been a member of the Syrian Spanish team of the Spanish National Research Council (IMF- CSIC) since 2005. Since 2011, I have been a Collaborator Researcher at the Institución Milá y Fontanals of the Spanish National Research Council and I have been involved in projects and studies on the protection of cultural heritage during conflicts.

I am currently chair and co-founder of the international NGO Heritage for Peace. Since 2015, I have been involved in cultural initiatives for refugees and immigrants in Europe. I am leading now both the Abuab and ANSCH initiatives. Abuab -Using museums for the intercultural dialogue- is a social project that works on using cultural heritage as a tool for intercultural dialogue with refugees and immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa. ANSCH is The Arab Network of civil society to safeguard cultural heritage.

Selection of international publications for the last five years

  • SABRINE I. in press. Using cultural heritage for the refugees: The Multaka Project: a cultural Initiative for the refugees in Berlin’s museums. Cities of Memory – Memoria, Florence (Italy).
  • SABRINE I. & Cunliffe E. forthcoming Protecting Heritage during conflicts: The work of the NGO Heritage for Peace. The Ancient Near Eastern Studies series.
  • SABRINE I., forthcoming The management of Syrian archaeological heritage before and during the Syrian conflict. In Badran (ed.), Heritage community in Arabic Region, Springer.
  • SABRINE I. & Brodie N. 2017. The illegal excavation and trade of Syrian cultural objects: a view from the ground. Journal of Field Archaeology [DOI: 1080/00934690.2017.141091]
  • SABRINE I. 2016. La protección del patrimonio cultural durante el conflicto Sirio por los  refugiados en la  diáspora. In Becerril, Parejo & Sanchez (eds.), Migración y Asilo: Nuevos retos y oportunidades para Europa, pp. 123-138. Thomson Reuters,

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