Featured Events

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summit
December 11, 2015

ASOR and the AIA hosted "Protecting our Shared Heritage in Syria—An International Summit to Promote Collaboration." Click here for details

Cultural Heritage Initiative World Heritage Day Symposium
April 18, 2016

The 2016 symposium was held in Washington, D.C. Click here for details.

Past Events

October 30-31, 2016

Protecting the Past
Sulaimani (KRG, Iraq)

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April 18, 2016

Cultural Heritage Initiative World Heritage Day Symposium
Washington, DC

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April 17, 2016

Syrian and Iraqi Heritage in Peril—An Update and New Initiatives
City View Room, The GWU Elliott School

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December 11, 2015

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summit
The National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

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November 22, 2015

ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives Symposium
The InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA

As part of the 2015 ASOR Annual Meeting, the Symposium was held at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA. Click here for details

March 5 & 6, 2015

Symposium: Cultural Heritage Crisis in the Middle East
University of Arkansas

The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas hosted a conference on the Cultural Heritage Crisis in the Middle East, on March 5th and 6th on the University of Arkansas campus. Among the speakers scheduled were ASOR CHI Co-directors Jesse Casana, Michael Danti, and Andy Vaughn.
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November 23, 2014

Syrian Heritage Initiative Symposium at the ASOR Annual Meeting
San Diego, California

The goals of the Symposium were to raise awareness about the challenges facing Syrian cultural heritage preservation and to provide a forum where heritage specialists and the public can engage in discussions about ASOR’s Syrian Heritage Initiative.
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September 22, 2014

The Syrian Heritage Initiative at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City

Syrian Heritage Initiative Co-Director Michael Danti and Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York about the destruction of cultural heritage in Syrian and northern Iraq.
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