Back to search
ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives

Initiated in 2014, ASOR’s Cultural Heritage Initiatives (ASOR CHI) is an international collaboration of scholars and institutions who work under the auspices of ASOR

Through two cooperative agreements with the U.S. Department of State and with the generous support of non-federal organizations and donors (especially the Getty Conservation Institute, The Whiting Foundation, and the Kaplan Fund), ASOR CHI undertakes projects to document, protect, and preserve the cultural heritage of war-torn Syria, northern Iraq, and Libya.

Funder Website

ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives Projects


Digitizing manuscript collections at Mosul University

Under the leadership of a dean at Mosul University and with the approval of the university president, ASOR-CHI and partners trained and equipped Iraqi heritage professionals a…

Explore project