Conference Proceedings

Community Engagement and the ‘Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict. Exhibition and Symposium

Andrew Jamieson, Heather Jackson, A Otto (ed.), M Herles (ed.), K Kaniuth (ed.)

Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East Volume 1 | Harrassowitz Verlag | Published : 2020

Abstract

This paper examines the curatorial development, media coverage and community engagement associated with the Syria: Ancient History - Modern Conflict exhibition and symposium at the University of Melbourne's Ian Potter Museum of Art (Australia), which generated considerable interest and intense debate in response to the heritage crisis in the Middle East.