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Blog 2017-10-26T04:19:01+00:00

From the Nile to the Potomac: International Cooperations Continue in Documenting Cultural Heritage

Seven Egyptian archaeological experts traveled to Washington D.C. with IVLP under the theme “Documenting Cultural Heritage.” The AC was pleased to host the delegates and have an engaging conversation on our ongoing efforts to implement practical solutions to document and preserve Egypt’s rich cultural patrimony.

September 12th, 2018|

The AC Digs Into: The Destruction of Knowledge Systems

Dr. Rebecca Knuth is a leading expert in the destruction of books, libraries, and archives and the motivation that leads regimes to destroy whole systems of knowledge. She has written two books about book burning and cultural destruction: Libricide: The Regime-Sponsored Destruction of Books and Libraries in the Twentieth [...]

August 22nd, 2018|

The Dark Side of Italy’s Exciting New Archaeological Discoveries

Italian patrimony has long been threatened by looting, with many priceless artifacts disappearing into the black market. New finds demonstrate how much of Italy’s past still remain uncovered, and thus at risk of falling into the wrong hands, only to be later sold to finance criminal activity or even terrorism.

August 14th, 2018|
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