Confronting the Cultural Heritage Crisis

April 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Confronting the Cultural Heritage Crisis

Docent Memorial Lecture
Confronting the Cultural Heritage Crisis

6 pm | Public Reception
6:30 pm | Talk

Dr. Michael Danti, an archaeologist with over 25 years’ experience directing archaeological programs in Syria, Iraq, and Iran, and currently Academic Director of the American Schools of Oriental Research Cultural Heritage Initiatives (ASOR CHI), will present on the current state of the cultural heritage situation in Syria and northern Iraq.

Free and open to the public.

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Sponsored by the Docent Council of the Wadsworth Atheneum Musuem of Art.

Image: Head of a woman, c. 150 CE, Syria, Palmyra, Limestone, Purchased through the gift of Henry and Walter Keney, 1952.499