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Lecture | ISIS and the Threat to Our Cultural Heritage: What Can the World Do?
Start Date: 11/5/2015Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/5/2015End Time: 9:00 PM

Event Description

Dr. James Cuno, ‘73, President and Chief Executive Officer of the J. Paul Getty Trust

In this talk, Dr. James Cuno, veteran museum director and author of Who Owns Antiquity?, will consider the campaign of ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham; greater Syria) against the Middle East’s cultural heritage as well as exploring the conceptual framework and practical limitations of the United Nation’s response to it.

This lecture is part of a larger lecture series entitled Taking the Long View: Art and Cultural Heritage in an Age of Terror and is offered in conjunction with the Hallie Ford Museum of Art exhibition An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab, opening November 7 and continuing through January 31, 2016 in the Study Gallery and Print Study Center.

Location Information:
*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center  (View Map)
900 State Street
Salem 97301
Phone: (503) 370-6255
Room: Hudson Concert Hall
Admission / Ticket Info:
Free and open to the public
Event Sponsor(s):
Generous support for this James Cuno's lecture comes from Willamette University's Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, and the Department of Art History's Verda Karen McCracken Young of the Department of Art History, the Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology, and the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University.

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