Researcher in Conservation
of Cultural Heritage

Sahar Basiri

About me

Ph.D. in Conservation and Restoration of Historic Artifacts (Cultural Heritage Conservation Science) from the Art University of Isfahan, Iran. My research focused on preventive conservation methods for preserving the integrity of artifacts in museums. This research aimed to develop audience perception and comprehension of cultural heritage. Additionally, I hold an MRS in Conservation Studies from the University of York, where I specialized in the technical evaluation and classification of polychrome and monochrome historic stucco from the Islamic epoch in Iran.

Conservation Studies, University of York, York, UK

The area of study: Assessment of the architectural ornamentation formation process in relation to the environment through the construction and analysis of questionnaire data to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the way in which the formation and evolution of the work takes place.

Conservation and Restoration of cultural heritage, Art University of Isfahan, Iran.

The are of study: Assessment of the cognitive process of audience perception and comprehension in relation to the audience’s interaction with the work within its environment Assessment of the architectural ornamentation formation process in relation to the environment through the construction and analysis of questionnaire data to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the way in which the formation and evolution of the work takes place .

Conservation and Restoration of Monuments, Art University of Isfahan, Iran.

My Portfolio

Jun 2003 - present

Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, Decorative Elements in Architecture, Reconstruction and Renovation of Buildings. Conservation of Monuments and Material Culture in Museums. Philosophic Issues and the History of Conservation and Reconstruction.

My research interests lie in the broad field of Conservation of Cultural Heritage. I focus on the preservation of both decorative elements within architecture and the buildings themselves, encompassing reconstruction and renovation practices. My passion extends to museum collections, where I delve into the conservation of monuments and material culture. Additionally, I explore the philosophical underpinnings of conservation and delve into the rich history of this vital practice. This comprehensive approach allows me to contribute to the longevity and appreciation of our cultural heritage.

Recent Seminar

14 MARCH, THURSDAY

Venue: Campus West 

(Berrick Saul Building BS/ 003A, BS/104, BS/005)

8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Refreshments 

BS/003A

Technical Exploration and Classification of Polychrome Plaster Decoration in  Iranian Architecture during the Islamic Epoch

Abstract: This research delves into the evaluation and classification of historic plaster decorations in  Iranian architecture, specifically exploring polychrome plasterworks during the Islamic epoch. The  study aims to fill the gap in categorizing these decorations based on technical aspects, drawing  attention to the lack of comprehensive technical knowledge due to limited written resources. …

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