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Preserving cultural heritage in times of conflict
An overview of some of the measures from several countries that can be taken to protect cultural heritage in times of a violent conflict.
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Dluwang, a Javanese/ Madurese Tapa from the Paper-mulberry Tree. Writing Material from Indonesia
Dluwang is mainly known as a writing material from Java and Madura. Islamic manuscripts especially are written on this material. Unfortunately many of the manuscripts are in bad shape, they seem whetExpand
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Archaeologist under Pressure: Neutral or Cooperative in Wartime
The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have led to frequently heated debate in the archaeological community that has touched on issues extensively examined in humanitarian aid. The so-called ‘new wars’ ofExpand
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Le rôle des institutions nationales et internationales pour contrer le trafic illicite des biens culturels. Le cas de l’Afghanistan
Depuis la guerre civile qui debuta en 1979, le patrimoine afghan a subi de severes dommages. Pour limiter vols, brigandages, destructions et detournements, plusieurs mesures doivent etre prises. EnExpand
Response to "Relations between Archaeologists and the Military in the case of Iraq"
 The present discussion involves only those who work with the military and not for them. In the latter case, the ethical considerations are partly different and perhaps even more subtle.  Dr CurtisExpand
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Politics and Heritage in Egypt: One and a Half Years After the Lotus Revolution
With the break-in in the Egyptian Museum at the height of the ‘Lotus Revolution’ in January 2011 many heritage experts thought they saw their worst dreams come true: another ‘cradle of civilization’Expand
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Heritage for Peace
Heritage for Peace (H4P) is a non-profit, non-government organization. It was registered in Girona, Spain, on March 1, 2013, as an NGO under Catalan law. H4P was started in February 2013 after theExpand
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