The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is organising a one day conference on the effects of the recent destruction and loss of cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq.
Culture in Crisis
What: Conferences & Symposia
When: Tue 14 April 2015 10:00 – 17:30
Where: The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre
CONFERENCE: The recent destruction and loss of cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq is a cause for world-wide concern and condemnation. But what is the role of museums? Can we support people from these countries, whilst ensuring our own protection?
This one day international conference will gather experts from around the world to explore past cases, discover the truth about recent tragedies and hopefully create a better understanding of what can to be done to assist.
Tuesday 14 April 2015, 10.30 – 17.30
Free, booking essential
In collaboration with Yale University.
Book online or via the bookings office +44 (0)20 7942 2211, 9.00-17.30, Monday – Friday (closed Bank Holidays).