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Shattered Past: Cultural Heritage and Illicit Antiquities Trading

Date/Time
09/20/17
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Building, Bowdoin College
9300 College Station
Brunswick , Maine 04011
United States

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Dr. Eleanor M. King, Howard University, will talk about the worldwide problem of trafficking in illicit antiquities and its relationship to other crimes: narcotics, human trafficking, money laundering, and terrorism. She will discuss issues involving the Euphronios krater, the looting of a United States military cemetery in which primarily black soldiers are interred, and the selling of artifacts used to fund terrorist activities including the Khmer Rouge and Daesh (ISIS).

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center.

207-725-3416

www.bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum

 

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