The Recent Destruction of Cultural Heritage Sites in the Middle East

NEAR E 312
  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S

Explores the history and context of recent politicization, looting, and destruction of archaeological and cultural sites in the Middle East, as well as the associated human toll, with primary focus on the current state of modern Syria and Iraq. Covers the politics of archaeology in the Middle East from the First Gulf War to more recent times.