Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Mainstream Media Wakes Up

The Washington Post and mainstream media have finally recognized that Syrian archaeological sites have also been looted by regime and rebel forces other than ISIS.  Yet, no one has yet raised the question of what looting by regime forces means for both UNESCO's repatriationist agenda as well as the presumption that nation states are the best stewards of cultural patrimony.

1 comment:

John H said...

Hi Peter:

The silence from certain parts of East Anglia (Ipswich) and downtown Warsaw says it all.


John Howland