Heritage in conflict : proceedings of two meetings: "Heritage in conflict: a review of the situation in Syria and Iraq", workshop held at the 63rd Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Marburg, Germany, 24-25 July 2017 and "Syria: ancient history - modern conflict", symposium held at the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia, 11-13 August 2017 /

The Syrian and Iraqi civil wars, with their immense toll of human suffering, have also fuelled an unprecedented wave of heritage destruction. The deliberate ruin of cultural property in Syria and Iraq by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also referred to as IS, ISIS, ISIL or Da'esh) and other...

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Other Authors / Creators:Jackson, Heather editor.
Jamieson, Andrew editor.
Robinson, Abby (Archaeologist), editor.
Russell, Sophie, editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Leuven : Peeters Publishers & Booksellers, 2021.
Series:Ancient near Eastern Studies Supplement ; v.57
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Introducing Heritage in conflict / Andrew Jamieson
  • The Marburg workshop : an introductory note / Frank Braemer
  • Heritage in conflict : perspectives from Iraq / Roger Matthews
  • Recovering stolen artefacts : a case study / Saad Abbas Ismail
  • Conflict and heritage : the model of Bosra al-Sham / Suleiman Al-Issa Al-Samadi
  • Protecting cultural heritage in times of conflict / Yasser Dallal
  • Protection measures taken by museums during the Syrian war ; the National Museum of Aleppo as a model / Mohamad Fakhro
  • Ood Aleppo city under fire : the 'real' situation and future salvation / Youssef Kanjou
  • Protecting heritage : the work of heritage for peace and others in Syria / Isber Sabrine and Emma Cunliffe
  • Focus Raqqa : Dutch-Syran initiatives safeguarding Syrian archaeological heritage / Olivier Nieuwenhuyse, Khaled Hiatlih, Ayham Al-Fakhri and Rasha Haqi
  • Syria : ancient history, modern conflict exhibition opening address / Graeme W. Clarke
  • Aleppo and Palmyra : how monuments were weaponised in the Syrian conflict / Ross Burns
  • Community connections to cultural heritage : continuity, reconnection and recovery / Marilyn C. Truscott
  • Syria's cultural heritage : life as it is / Fiona Hill
  • Between death and taboo : heritage destruction in the digital turn / José Antonio Gonzalez Zarandona
  • Case studies : the Australian excavations at Jebel Khalid and Tell Ahmar in Syria pre- anc post-conflict / Heather Jackson and Andrew Jamieson
  • Raqqa : a history of the destruction of cultural heritage / Anas Al Khabour
  • Memories of exhibitions past : revisiting the Syria exhibition at the University of Melbourne two years on / Annelies Van de Ven
  • Responding to cultural heritage destruction in conflict : digital initiatives /. Sophie Russell.