Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria

Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria

In the context of ongoing destruction and looting of cultural heritage in the Middle East, an event titled “Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria” was held by the U.S. Department of State and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Ghazni Towers Project, Afghanistan

Ghazni Towers Project, Afghanistan

An interagency agreement with the US National Park Service (NPS) enabled the production of architectural drawings of two renowned 12th century AD towers in Ghazni, Afghanistan.

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Wheelchair Tennis Envoy David Wagner Hits Grand Slam with Canadian Youth

Wheelchair Tennis Envoy David Wagner Hits Grand Slam with Canadian Youth

David Wagner’s visit is a testament to the advancement and continued work by the State Department to provide access for all.

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Around the World in an Afternoon

Around the World in an Afternoon

Over 100 students and scholars from 49 countries convened at the U.S. Department of State to display elements of their cultural heritage.

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Iraq Cultural Heritage Project

Iraq Cultural Heritage Project

This multi-tiered project was developed by ECA's Cultural Heritage Center in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the Iraq State Board of Antiquities and Heritage.

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American University Students Conduct First Student Led Virtual Exchange, and Connect with Students Around the World

American University Students Conduct First Student Led Virtual Exchange, and Connect with Students Around the World

Twenty undergraduate students at American University’s School of International Service designed and piloted their own virtual exchanges with students from Brazil, the Czech Republic, India, Japan, Kenya and Morocco.

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