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Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:00PM - 3:45PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Patterns of Looting in Syria/Iraq and the Western Art Market

Dr Mark Altaweel


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As part of the symposium entitled ‘Cultural Heritage and War’, Dr Mark Altaweel discusses the situation in Iraq and Syria since the Fall of Mosul in 2011 and the looting of historical objects and artefacts coming into the Western Art Market and being sold illegally.

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Dr Altaweel is a Reader in Near East Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

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19 May 2016

Patterns of Looting in Syria/Iraq and the Western Art Market
Dr Mark Altaweel

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