Cluster Projects

Cartoons and Taboos: Dancing in a Visual Minefield

Thursday, February 11, 6:30 - 8 pm

Cartoons and Taboos: Dancing in a Visual Minefield

New York University, 1307 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 (Metro: McPherson Square)

Ancient roman city of Tarraco's amphitheatre, Tarragona, Spain, © Imageen

Digital Media and the Challenge of Safeguarding Cultural Heritage: New Ways of Knowing about Our Past

Date: Thursday, June 9 at 6.30 pm

Location: Abramson Family Auditorium (1307 L St NW, Washington, DC 20005)

A EUNIC Washington D.C. conference on how technology can help us safeguard our common cultural heritage.

Iris Gerlach, Douglas Boin, Tess Davis

Trafficking Cultural Materials - Appropriation of Mankind's Property

Thursday, April 7, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Trafficking Cultural Materials - Appropriation of Mankind's Property

New York University, 1307 L St NW (Metro: McPherson Square)

Rovine Palmira #2 by Massimiliano Gatti

"PASSAGES" by Massimiliano Gatti

Thursday, February 4, 7:00pm

"Passages" by Massimiliano Gatti - Exhibit Opening

Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St. NW, Washington, DC 20008 (Metro: DuPont Circle)

Operación Hierática, Spain ©	Guardia Civil

Safeguarding Our Cultural Heritage: The Challenges of International Cooperation in a Global World

Date: Wednesday, June 8 at 6.30 pm

Location: Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain (2801 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009)

Monica Hanna, Iris Gerlach, Alexander Nagel, Tess Davis

Looting and Trafficking of Antiquities in the Middle East

Monica Hanna, Iris Gerlach, Alexander Nagel and Tess Davis: Looting and Trafficking of Antiquities in the Middle East

Eight monolithic pillars (Temenos walls) mark the area of Awwam Temple by Bernard Gagnon (Own work)

Archaeology as a practice of cultural identity: The work of archaeologists in Yemen

Date: April 11, 2016 at 7.00 pm

Location: Embassy of Italy

Mutilated Mnemotopes

On June 10th, 2014, militants fighting on behalf of the “Islamic State” (ISIS) seized the city of Mosul, consolidating their hold over large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq.

Article by Eckart Frahm, Professor of Assyriology at Yale.

Banda dei Carabinieri

Carabinieri Band

WATCH THE VIDEO OF THIS PERFORMANCE: HERE

Date: April 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Location:  John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

National Museum of Iraq by Zzztriple2000 at English Wikipedia [Public domain],

Protecting cultural heritage during conflicts: Iraq

Date: June TBC

Location: Embassy of Italy

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