SAFE (Saving Antiquities for Everyone) launches panel discussions
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Place: William and Mary Washington Office, 1779
Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC.
Preserving our Past: Looting and the Black Market in Art, Artifacts, and Antiquities is the first in a series of panel discussions aimed to engage the public in the debate around the issues about our shared cultural heritage, a large portion of the events will be devoted to questions and answers from the audience.
Featured speakers include: Roger Atwood, Journalist and Author, Stealing History: Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient World
Dr. Ellen Herscher, Archaeologist, Chair of the Archaeological Institute of America's Cultural Property Legislation and Policy Committee
Dr. Magnus Fiskesjö, former Director, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, 2000-2005
Patty Gerstenblith, Professor, DePaul University College of Law, and President, Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation.
The event will be moderated by Dr. Lucille Roussin.
SAFE is cosponsoring the event with by The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, and the College of William and Mary Washington Office.
For more information about SAFE, visit the web address provided below. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will precede the discussion. RSVP required, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 939-4000.
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