Professor Joseph PHARES


Joseph Phares, born in Lebanon in in 1945, obtained degrees in sociology, political science, geography and urbanism from universities in Beirut and Strasbourg. As an international consultant on culture and heritage, Phares has carried out numerous urban planning studies and projects, notably in Beirut but also in Istanbul and Valencia. He is currently a professor of urban sociology at Beirut University, Vice President of ICOMOS and General Delegate of the Association pour la Protection des Sites et Anciennes Demeures (APSAD) of Lebanon.

International Consultant in patrimony, culture and Education
Vice-President ICOMOS

APSAD Executive Committee member 1979, 1980, 1999