Ultimately, we must develop a comprehensive global strategy that joins all the elements of international power to combat the illicit antiquities trade in several meaningful and complementary ways.
The presentation will outline the main diplomatic and legislative measures that are likely to be required in order to ratify or accede to all or some of 1954 Hague Convention measures on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
This paper attempts to examine some of the broad political aspects of the preservation process in Chicago by recounting a number of significant historic preservation controversies that have arisen over the past decade.
From my perspective, as a writer, editor, and curator who has devoted his career to advocating “progressive” architecture, the answer to the question “Why preserve?” is easy: They don’t build ’em like they used to.
The question of heritage preservation is one that stress the importance of the natural and built environment . Here the initial insight that all share to greater or lesser degree is that the benefits (and on some cases burdens) of heritage issues is not fully captured in voluntary exchanges in open markets.