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Bashar Shamout

Bashar Shammout

Audiovisual Heritage Expert

Bashar Shammout: was born in Beirut and spent his childhood there amidst the Palestinian national and cultural movement of the 1970s and early 1980s. He finished high school in Germany and then studied sound engineering and musical recording. He produced numerous musical recordings for major international and Arab artists, then he specialized in the field of digital archiving for audiovisual heritage and obtained a doctorate in this field from the University of Paderborn, specialized in cultural heritage and digital information technology. In addition to his current job as head of the archiving department in one of the largest companies specialized in this field in Germany, he has worked for many years as a consultant and lecturer in many academic institutions in Germany and the Arab world.

Contributions by Bashar Shammout