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Seminar - WAR and the destruction of our Cultural Heritage – University of Copenhagen

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10 September 2013

Seminar - WAR and the destruction of our Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

The world’s cultural heritage suffers enormous destruction during wartime – Syria presents us with yet another catastrophic case.

How could we strengthen the protection of the world’s cultural heritage during war and post-conflict situations? This seminar presents a number of political, legal and military perspectives on cultural heritage protection during wartime, from leading and influential experts in the field:

  • Dr. Joris Kila, Lt Col (reserve), Royal Netherlands Army, Chair International Military Cultural Resources Working Group.
  • Dr. Roger O’Keefe, Deputy Director, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
  • Dr. Laurie Rush, Cultural Resources Manager, US Army and Board Member of the US Committee of the Blue Shield
  • Dr. Ingolf Thuesen, Head of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen

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