LOOKING BACK/LOOKING FORWARD
How the 2003 looting of the Iraq Museum changed the face of cultural property protection and what still needs to change.
Jointly hosted by the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield and the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative.
March 9 – 10, 2023
Lecture Hall, S. Dillon Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
(Sessions will be presented in-person and online through Zoom.)
Thursday, March 9, 2023
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
HERITAGE PRESERVATION AFTER THE IRAQ WAR
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
DIPLOMATIC AND MILITARY RESPONSES TO CULTURAL PROPERTY PROTECTION
Friday, March 10, 2023
10:30 AM – 12:45 PM
COUNTRY HERITAGE UPDATES
12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
PRESIDENT’S CLOSING REMARKS