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1. ISIS and the Threat to Our Cultural Heritage, Lecture by James Cuno, Salem, Oregon
James Cuno, director of the Getty Museum, will be speak at Willamette University on the topic of threats to cultural heritage in West Asia as part of a series called “Taking the Long View: Art and Cultural Heritage in an Age of Terror”. Postings here are, of course, not endorsements, but certainly worth attending.
When: 5 November 2015, 7:30–9:30 PM
Where: Rogers Music Center, 900 State Street, Salem, OregonCost: Free
More info: https://cal.willamette.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=7584&information_id=19866&type=&syndicate=syndicate
2. Current Status of Stolen Native American Cultural Artifacts Auctioned in Paris, Legal Briefing, Washington DC
Seem a must-attend event which promises to cover the law, current legal challenges, “and potential risk for all Native American cultural patrimony”, with particular focus on recent controversial auctions of Hopi and Navajo objects in Paris.
When: 4 November 2015, 12:00 pm
Where: Holocaust Museum Classroom A, Washington DC
More info: http://twitdoc.com/view.asp?id=231491&sid=4YMB&ext=PDF&lcl=Hopi-Legal-Briefing-US-Holocaust-Museum-Nov-4.pdf&usr=keridouglas&doc=288231108&key=key-uh3PfZogVvexz3ZSqBcO
3. Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum 13th anniversary, Free Admission, Lambayeque, Peru
Founded to house artefacts recovered during rescue operations at the famous looted royal tombs of Sipán, the museum will have free entry in honour of its 13th anniversary as well as special events inside. Learn about the looting and efforts to save the site.
When: 8 November 2015, 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Where: Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum, Juan Pablo Vizcardo y Guzmán, Lambayeque
More info (English): http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-royal-tombs-of-sipan-museum-offer-free-admission-on-nov-8-107997