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Collaboration is a key tool in the fight against cultural racketeering. Using internationally recognized best practices and cutting edge technology, we equip communities and countries with the knowledge and tools needed to safeguard their cultural heritage.

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Introducing the Digital Library of the Middle East

Introducing the Digital Library of the Middle East By: Peter Herdrich In the winter of 2015, ISIL brought its campaign of terror to the Mosul Museum, launching their devastating attack with sledgehammers and power drills. [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|

The Antiquities Coalition Joins CLIR on Planning for Digital Library of the Middle East

The Antiquities Coalition Joins CLIR on Planning for Digital Library of the Middle East Debora Trein | 07.29.2016 From our partners at The Antiquities Coalition: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Council on [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|

The Antiquities Coalition Joins CLIR on Planning Grant for Digital Library of the Middle East

The Antiquities Coalition Joins CLIR on Planning Grant for Digital Library of the Middle East Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754  Washington, DC, July 19, 2016—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CLIR $149,500 to support exploratory [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|

A Digital Library for the Middle East

A Digital Library for the Middle East By Charles Henry  Last October at the Digital Library Federation’s (DLF) annual Forum in Vancouver, Canada, I served on the final plenary panel, asked to speak about themes and topics of [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|

Antiquities Coalition Congratulations Advisory Board Member Yasser el Naggar on New Post in Egyptian Ministry

The Antiquities Coalition is delighted to congratulate Ambassador Yasser el Naggar, one of our Hero’s of Heritage, on his recent promotion. The Prime Minister of Egypt and the Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|

The Antiquities Coalition: Combatting #CultureUnderThreat By Deborah Lehr. News in Conservation, Issue 53, April 2016

The Antiquities Coalition: Combatting #CultureUnderThreat By Deborah Lehr. News in Conservation, Issue 53, April 2016 Submitted by Barbara Borghese on 17 Apr 2016 Since the breakdown in civil society that resulted from the Arab Spring, and with the [...]

By | April 17th, 2016|