All events tagged with Syria
28 March - 27 August
Syria: Ancient History – Modern ConflictExhibition
Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict explores three decades of fieldwork conducted by The University of Melbourne in Syria within the context of the current conflict and destruction. The exhibition more broadly considers how objects that have ...
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aleppo and Palmyra: How Monuments were 'Weaponised' in the Syrian ConflictFree Public Lecture
Ross Burns, whose recent publications include Aleppo, A History and Monuments of Syria, presents an analysis of why the country’s incomparable store of historical buildings and sites has been so deliberately targeted. In many cases such damage rep...PresentersProfessor Ross Burns
12 August - 13 August
Syria: Ancient History – Modern ConflictSymposium
Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict expands on the exhibition of the same name, currently on show at the Ian Potter Museum of Art. It explores Australian archaeological work in Syria across three decades, presented within the framework of Syr...