Cultural Heritage, a Tool in Conflict and a Victim of War
3 - 4 May 2018 at the Norwegian Institute in Rome and at La Sapienza Rome University.
The workshop will discuss cultural heritage as a resource of domination and resistance, and the associated looting and trade.
The issues will be explored through two sub-sessions:
1. The use and distruction of archaeological heritage in conflict
2. Looting, export, smuggling and trade of objects from conflict areas to markets and collectors
Alessandro Vanzetti (La Sapienza University of Rome), Christopher Prescott (The Norwegian Institute in Rome) and Carsten Paludan-Müller (The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research) are hosting the workshop, for more information please contact the organizers by email.
Venues: The Norwegian Institute in Rome and La Sapienza Rome University (one day each)