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Patton Hall, Room 0.128, The University of Texas at Austin

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305 E 23rd St
Austin, TX 78712 United States

April 2020

5th Annual Antiquities Action Symposium at The University of Texas at Austin

April 4, 2020
Patton Hall, Room 0.128, The University of Texas at Austin
305 E 23rd St
Austin, TX 78712 United States

"Whose Heritage is it Anyway?" Local Responses to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Age of UNESCO Call for Papers Deadline: February 2, 2020 Symposium Date: April 4, 2020 Heritage preservation has been dominated by European-focused approaches since the founding of the discipline of archaeology. A particularly apposite example is the preservation of the site of Palmyra, Syria, by French official Henri Seyrig. Like many projects of its time, the ‘preservation’ involved the eviction and relocation of the living village of…

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