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Press Room 2017-10-26T04:18:57+00:00

About the Antiquities Coalition

 The Antiquities Coalition unites diverse experts from the world of heritage, government, business, law, diplomacy, policy, security, technology, and archaeology. Our innovative and pragmatic work, such as convening ten Middle East and North African nations to generate solutions to heritage trafficking, empowers communities and countries in crisis.

Please refer all media inquiries to press@theantiquitiescoalition.org

Leadership

Deborah Lehr

Deborah Lehr

Chair & Founder, Board of Directors

Deborah M. Lehr is an accomplished global business strategist who has supported leading firms and organizations to grow their presence in the world’s most complex markets.

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Peter Herdrich

Peter Herdrich

Co-Founder

Peter Herdrich is an accomplished executive who has led worldwide media, cultural affairs, and educational institutions.

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Tess Davis

Tess Davis

Executive Director

Tess Davis is a lawyer and archaeologist by training, who has led a successful campaign to recover Cambodia’s stolen masterpieces.

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Katie A. Paul

Katie A. Paul

Chief of Staff

Katie Paul is an anthropologist by training. Her work examines the role of social media, and new technologies in monitoring threats to heritage.

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Antiquities Coalition Publications in Media

The Pop-Cultural Heritage of Terrorism, Treasure Hunters, and Trafficking: Entertainment versus Reality

The popularization of story lines related to ISIS, and to terrorism more broadly, has opened a new public audience to the very real threats facing our history. Threats to cultural heritage have made their way out of academic journals and policy papers and into the homes of millions of viewers around the world.

By | October 20th, 2017|

United Nations

United Nations February 28, 2017 Submitted by Peter Herdrich "Promoting and Strengthening the International Legal Framework for the Protection of Cultural Heritage convention" United Nations, February 28, New York City. The principal effort by [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|

Resources