HERITAGE: Rebuilding the Future from the Past

08 June 2017 11:00 to 16:00

Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’ Oxford

Organised by Judith McKenzie and Miranda Williams for the Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL); and Oxford University’s Humanities Division, Manar al-Athar, Endangered Archaeology of the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA), and ERC project The Monumental Art of the Late Antique Christian and Early Islamic East.


11.00 Registration and refreshments

11.20 Bill Finlayson (CBRL) Opening Remarks

11.30 Judith McKenzie (Manar al-Athar, Oxford) “The Built Environment and Identity” 

12.00 Robert Bewley (EAMENA, Oxford) “Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa: Approach and Recent Results”

12.30 Edmund Herzig (Oriental Studies, Oxford) “Bactria/Balkh – Cultural Heritage Research and Management in Afghanistan”

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00 Ross Burns (Monuments of Syria, Sydney) “Aleppo – a Reckoning” 

2.30 Round table discussion

3.00-4.00 Afternoon tea/coffee, with book launch for Ross Burns' Aleppo: A History and Origins of the Colonnaded Streets in the Cities of the Roman East

Booking is essential.
The event is free (with lunch), but please book via the following link or email address: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/heritage-rebuilding-the-future-from-the-past-tickets-33623703402 or email: miranda.williams@classics.ox.ac.uk (ph. 01865-610 236)

Please do not book this event via the CBRL email address.


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