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Protection of Cultural Heritage During Crisis
We will explore the destruction of cultural property through history, covering looting and iconoclasm from ancient times to the present. Topics include: Nazi art looting; the work of the Monuments Men and recent restitution efforts; the looting and destruction of monuments by ISIS and others; and the effectiveness of international efforts to prevent the destruction of cultural heritage. Lecture and discussion. Optional readings will be provided by instructor. Sarah Swanz, a former lawyer, is a graduate student at the UM School of Information and 2016 participant in the Association for Research Into Crimes Against Art summer program in Italy.
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : History and Culture
Date(s) : 01/25/2017 - 02/15/2017
Day of Week : Wednesday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Angell Hall Room G228
Address : 435 State Street,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Instructor : Swanz Sarah
Fee : $25.00
Event Status : COMPLETED