Albert Estrada-Rius, corresponding academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) and responsible for the conservation of the Numismatic Cabinet of Catalonia, is responsible for coordinating the act “La protección del patrimonio numismático y arqueológico: actualidad y retos de futuro” (The protection of the numismatic and archaeological heritage: current and future challenges), to be held on October 26 at the National Museum of Art of Catalonia. The program is divided in four round tables which will address the legal and regulatory frameworks for heritage protection, police experience in the pursuit of numismatic and archaeological expolio and their protection, their protection by the Administration and the pedagogical challenge to disseminate the importance of the patrimonial protection.

Albert Estrada-Rius: The protection of the numismatic and archaeological heritage

Dr. Albert Estrada-Rius

In the sessions will participate Juan Manuel Alegre, professor of Administrative Law at the University of Cantabria; Antonio Pelegrín, prosecutor for the Environment, Urbanism and Historical Heritage of Barcelona; Susana Romero, prosecutor; Pere Canal, head of the Central Historical Heritage Unit of the Mossos d’Esquadra Catalan police; Juan José Águila, head of the Historical Heritage Group of the Spanish Civil Guard; Federico García Marina, head of the Customs Smuggling Area of ​​Catalonia; Maria Teresa Miró, head of the Department of Archeology and Paleontology of the Catalonian Government; Teresa Reyes, head of the Technical Section of the Office of Cultural Heritage of the Deputation of Barcelona; Carmen Marcos, deputy director of the Spanish National Archaeological Museum; Jordi Campillo, archaeologist and writer; Antonio Alcaraz, vice-president of the Philatelic and Numismatics Guild of Catalonia; Francesc Xavier Hernández, professor at the University of Barcelona, ​​and José Ángel Montañés, cultural journalist from El País.