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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - THIS IS NOW CANCELLED Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage - a lecture by Helen Walasek

DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER AND TRAVEL DISRUPTION THIS EVENT HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED

A Department of Theology and Religion research event
Date6 March 2018
Time15:30 to 16:30
PlaceStreatham Court Old B

Helen Walasek, a Honorary Research Associate in Theology & Religion at the University of Exeter, is lecturing on Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage. Helen was Deputy Director of Bosnia-Herzegovina Heritage Rescue and is an expert consultant to the Council of Europe on museums in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Together with the archaeologist Richard Carlton, she made the first post-war assessments of destroyed historic monuments across Bosnia in 2000 - 2001.

THIS CANCELLED LECTURE WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE - TO BE ANNOUNCED

Helen Walasek is the author of Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage (Routledge 2015). She was Deputy Director of Bosnia-Herzegovina Heritage Rescue (BHHR), an Associate of the Bosnian Institute, London and an Expert Consultant to the Council of Europe on museums in Bosnia-Herzegovina. With archaeologist Richard Carlton she made the first post-war assessments of destroyed historic monuments across Bosnia in 2000–2001. More recently she was advisor-contributor to Targeting History and Memory, a website documenting the prosecutions of crimes against cultural property of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia / ICTY (SENSE Center for Transitional Justice, Pula).


ProviderDepartment of Theology and Religion
OrganizerProfressor Emma Loosley
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