2015 Cairo Conference Blog

Seeking Common Ground: Digging for Answers

Heritage experts from government, academia and NGOs came together in Washington on April 17 at a workshop and public seminar to explore possible solutions to the critical issues surrounding protection of heritage in times of conflict. The conference, titled “Cultural Heritage: Conflict and Reconciliation” was held at the Smithsonian Castle and the Freer Gallery of [...]

2017-10-26T04:19:35+00:00 April 29th, 2015|

Regional Conference Aims to Shut Down ISIS Funding from Antiquities Looting and Trafficking

EMERGENCY STRATEGY SESSION TO CONVENE IN CAIRO, MAY 13-14, 2015 View of Nile from Cairo Tower (Washington, D.C.) – In response to the unprecedented destruction of historical sites and antiquities by ISIS in Syria and Iraq, The Middle East Institute (MEI) and the Antiquities Coalition (AC) will co-sponsor a conference in Cairo from May 13-14 [...]

2017-10-26T04:19:36+00:00 March 26th, 2015|