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Feras Aqal

Feras Aqel

Central Government in Palestine, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities


Country: Palestine

ITP Year: 2013


Feras graduated from Birzeit University as a double-major in Archaeology and History in 1997. In 1998 he joined the staff at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and then became Director of the Museum Department of the Central Government of Palestine in 2006.

At the British Museum
During his time on the International Training Programme in 2013, Feras was based in the Middle East Department, and her partner placement was spent at Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives.

In 2013 participants are asked to prepare a project outlining an exhibition proposal based on the space and programme for the British Museum’s Asahi Shimbun Displays in Room 3. Feras’ exhibition project proposal was entitled Skull Cult in Jericho.