Following is a list and short biography of the PUSH International Guest Peer Reviewers who attended the first regional PUSH workshop in Jerusalem.

Dr. Henry F. Cleere

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Henry Cleere (born in London in 1926) graduated in English from University College London (UCL) in 1951 and obtained his PhD at the London University Institute of Archaeology (now part of UCL) in 1980. After twenty years working in the iron and steel industry, latterly as an iron and steel expert with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Vienna, he was appointed Director of the Council for British Archaeology (a non-governmental organization) in 1974, a post that he occupied until his retirement in 1991.

He was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) between 1981 and 1990, and played a major role in the drafting of its Charter for the Conservation of the Archaeological Heritage. He has edited two major works on heritage management: Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage (Cambridge, 1984) and Archaeological Heritage Management in the Modern World (London, 1989). He has also written or edited several books on ancient ironmaking, the subject of his PhD.

From 1992 until 2002 he was a consultant to ICOMOS, based in Paris, responsible for coordinating its work as professional adviser on cultural heritage to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. He was consultant on World Heritage to the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of the People’s Republic of China from 2002 to 2005, and he has been an advisor on heritage management for archaeological sites in Israel, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. He is currently preparing management plans for major archaeological sites in Oman and Ukraine, and is associated with preparation of the nomination of the Central Asian section of the Silk Road to the World heritage List.

Professor Simon Goldhill

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Simon Goldhill is Professor of Greek at Cambridge University, and a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. He has published widely on all aspects of Greek literature, and lectured and taught all over the world. He is currently Director of two projects in Cambridge: "the Cambridge Victorian Studies Group," which explores conflicting uses of the past in Victorian Britain; and "Art and Law" which looks at the legal and intellectual implications of using real people in artistic media. His current project is a book entitled "Jerusalem from the Ground Up", which will be published by Harvard University Press next year. He is an expert both on Greek culture and on the use and abuse of the past in modern culture.

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Mr. Neil Silberman

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Neil Asher Silberman is Director of the Ename Center for Public Archaeology and Heritage Presentation in Belgium, a research centre devoted to study and experimentation with innovative forms of public heritage. Since 2000, he has formulated and coordinated projects in heritage policy and public interpretation in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, and Asia. He currently serves as president of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Interpretation and Presentation.

An author and historian with a career-long interest in the politics and social context of heritage, history, and archaeology, he is a graduate of Wesleyan University in the United States and was trained in archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a contributing editor for Archaeology and a member of the editorial boards of The International Journal of Cultural Property and Near Eastern Archaeology. His books include The Bible Unearthed (2001), Archaeology and Society in the 21st Century (2001) Invisible America (1995), Between Past and Present, and Digging for God and Country (1982).

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Ms. Claudia Liuzza

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Claudia Liuzza received a degree in Cultural Heritage Conservation at the University of Pisa with a dissertation in Egyptology (2002) and Postgraduate Certificate in Egyptology at the University of Birmingham, UK (2005). Her interests are mainly addressed towards multicultural environments and the analysis of different socio-cultural approaches on meaning and perception of heritage.

She attended the SOCRATES program at the University of Groningen (NL, 1998) and at the University of Leiden (NL, 1999) with specific studies on Cultural Anthropology and Egyptian Culture. She was involved in NGO international programs in collaboration with the Bhasha Research and Publication Center (Baroda,India) for the study of tribal communities and the protection of their legal rights (2001-2002). In this context she also undertook a research project on the Egyptian collections in Indian museums.

She has also worked for Peace Science Center of the University of Pisa where she was involved on the organization of seminars on civil service and international cooperation, in the editing of the book "Senza Armi per la Pace" (P. Consorti, Pisa 2003) and in creation of a net of contacts with NGO and International Organizations.

At the Ename Center, she is working as Secretariat coordinator of the ICOMOS Committee for Interpretation and Presentation and as Coordinator of International Projects, which currently include proposals for interpretive studies and presentation programmes in Vietnam, India, and South Africa.

Her archaeological fieldwork experience was focused in the excavations of the tomb TT 14, Dra Abu el Naga, Gurna –Luxor (Egypt), under the direction of Professor M. Betrò (2004-2005).

Professor Daniele Pini

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Daniele Pini was born in Venice in 1944, earning a degree in Architecture at IUA Venice in 1969. He has served as a Professor of Urban Planning in the Faculty of Architecture of Ferrara since 1992, and formerly taught at IUA Venice, Algiers and Aix-en-Provence. He is currently teaching “urban conservation planning” at the Raymond Lemaire International Conservation Centre of Leuven and visited several universities in Italy and abroad. As an Architect Planner he operates in Italy and abroad in the fields of urban planning and design, focussing on urban regeneration issues with regard to urban heritage and landscape conservation. As a civil servant for the Algerian government he participated in the studies for the rehabilitation of the Casbah of Algiers (1971-72), and as a scholar he carried out studies on the historic cities of Fes and Salè in Morocco (1987-1989). In recent years, he has coordinated the conservation studies and the Action Plans of the UNESCO – World Heritage Centre for the Old Cities of Sana’a and Jerusalem and several urban regeneration and cultural heritage conservation projects funded by the World Bank in Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, China and Djibouti; as a planning expert he took part in the preparation of the UNESCO cultural heritage management plan for the region and the city of Al Ain (EAU) and the UNDP capacity building program in urban conservation for Manama and Muharraq (Bahrein). Daniele Pini is the author of several books and essays on issues of urban regeneration and historic cities conservation and has recently edited a volume on “Historic city and sustainable development in today’s Maghreb” (UNESCO Rabat, 2004).

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