Cluster Projects

Satire and Freedom of Expression

Finding caricature and satire at the heart of controversy is nothing new, as they have been accompanied by suspicion, criticism and outright rejection since time immemorial.
Article by Gisela Vetter-Liebenow, director, Wilhelm Busch Museum of Caricature and Graphic Arts

Ben O'Loughlin and Courtney A. Beale

Countering Violent Extremism - Towards a New Era of Peacebuilding

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Countering Violent Extremism - Towards a New Era of Peacebuilding

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

What is Cultural Heritage? And for Whom?

Tuesday, November 10, 3 - 5 pm

What is Cultural Heritage? And for Whom?
EU Delegation to the U.S., 2175 K Street NW, Washington DC, 20037 (entrance on 22nd Street; Metro: Farragut North)

Santa Barbara, Court House 1929, W. Mooser/Fort San Juan

Designing America. Spain's Imprint in the US

As part of EUNIC Protecting Our Heritage Project, Designing America Public Programs organized by the Embassy of Spain bring together U.S. historians and experts to talk about a wide range of topics relating to Spain ́s contributions to the United States throughout the centuries.

Can/Must Good Art Be Politically Correct?

Wednesday, March 30, 6:30 - 8 pm

Can/Must Good Art Be Politically Correct?

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

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)

Looted Goods from the Near East

Looted Goods from the Near East: Attacks on the Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Article by Dr. Iris Gerlach, German Archaeological Institute, Orient Department, Head of the Sanaa Branch

Thinking on Policies

In September 2015, the US State Department announced a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the disruption of any trade in antiquities (and/or oil) that is benefiting ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Will such a reward be money well spent?

Article by Neil Brodie, Senior Research Fellow in the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow.

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