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UNESCO held a regional meeting and scientific colloquium in Copenhagen

In the National Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 8 and 9 June 2016, UNESCO held a regional meeting and scientific colloquium dedicated to the protection of underwater cultural heritage. At the meeting, representatives of 9 countries, including Croatia, made recommendations for the protection of underwater heritage.



The third season of exploration at Piruzi

From 30. April to 07. May 2016 the third reserch campaign on Piruzi rocks near Rovinj has been completed. The study is part of the multi-year project "Rovinj shipwrecks", carried out in cooperation with the Tourist board of City of Rovinj.


Another annual conference of underwater archaeologists in Dresden

From April 21 to 24, 2016, already 21st conference, in a series of annual conferences organized by german society DEGUWA, was held in Dresden, Germany.



Research project at the island Veruda completed

During April 2016 the field part of the project "The analysis of modern documentation methods: a case study of a shipwreck off Veruda island, Pula" was completed.


President of the Republic of Croatia visited ICUA Zadar

President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, visited ICUA Zadar on 5th of April 2016, during her four-day visit to the City of Zadar and the Zadar County. Employees of the ICUA center had the opportunity to show the president the underwater archaeological finds exhibited in the Gallery of underwater archeology and explain the scope of work of the center.


Excavation of Veruda shipwreck has begun

ICUA Zadar is conducting survey of the post medieval shipwreck off island Veruda near Pula during April 2016. The survey is conducted in cooperation with the German Archaeological Institute and the University of Dresden.

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