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Heritage & Conflict: Syria’s battle to protect its past

Heritage & Conflict: Syria’s battle to protect its past

As you know only too well, the tragic loss of ancient heritage in Palmyra and throughout Syria is repeatedly making the headlines. In this exclusive talk, we welcome Prof. Maamoun Abdulkarim, Director-General of Museums and Antiquities for Syria, in his first visit to the UK, to talk about the story behind the headlines. With James Davis, Programme Manager for the Google Cultural Institute, on the latest international efforts to document cultural heritage through advancing technology. Introduced by Lisa Ackerman, Executive Vice-President of World Monuments Fund. Full information attached.



Thursday 12th November, 7pm

Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London

Tickets: WMFB Members £10/Non-members £15

Book online: or call Tel: 020 7251 8142.



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