Cultural Heritage and Armed conflict
Monday,December 5 , 2016 at 6:30pm
Today as conflicts rage in the world and opposite ideologies are at war, we see historical cultural treasures disappearing. What are the laws and texts in place to protect those places and how effective are they? Is it possible to better protect this heritage? Is technology part of the solution? All of these questions will be addressed by a panel of experts from different regions of the globe.
With Salam al-Kuntar, Research fellow at the Penn Museum, Hugh Eakin, New York Review of Books, Philippe de Montebello, professor of Art History at NYU, Navina Najat Haydar, Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Edouard Planche, Programme Specialist, Division for Heritage, Section for Movable Heritage and Museums at UNESCO
In English, with French translation available.