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Cultural heritage resources

Cultural heritage organizations

Protecting cultural heritage, documenting loss, reporting crime

Protecting cultural heritage and documenting loss in the Near East

Other resources

Selected publications on cultural heritage

  • Brodie, N. (ed.). 2006. Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade (Gainesville: University Press of Florida).
  • Dawson, M., E. James and M. Nevell. 2019. Heritage Under Pressure – Threats and Solution: Studies of Agency and Soft Power in the Historic Environment (Oxford: Oxbow Books).
  • Diaz-Andreu, M. 2007. A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past (New York: Oxford University Press).
  • Eriksen, A. 2014. From Antiquities to Heritage: Transformations of Cultural Memory (Brooklyn: Berghahn Books).
  • Greenhalgh, M. 2016. Syria's Monuments: their Survival and Destruction (Leiden / Boston: E. J. Brill).
  • Greenhalgh, M. 2019. Plundered Empire. Acquiring Antiquities from Ottoman Lands (Leiden / Boston: E. J. Brill).
  • La Follette, L. (ed.) 2013. Negotiating culture: Heritage, Ownership, and Intellectual Property (Boston: University of Massachusetts Press).
  • Kila, J. D. and J. A. Zeidler (eds.) 2013. Cultural Heritage in the Crosshairs: Protecting Cultural Property during Conflict (Leiden / Boston: E. J. Brill).
  • Mackenzie, S. and P. Green (eds.) 2009. Criminology and Archaeology: Studies in Looted Antiquities (Portland: Hart).
  • Matthes, E. H. 2018. "The Ethics of Cultural Heritage", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2018 Edition), E. N. Zalta (ed.), URL = <https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2018/entries/ethics-cultural-heritage/>.
  • Merryman, J. H. 2009. Thinking about the Elgin Marbles: Critical Essays on Cultural Property, Art and Law (Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International).
  • Miles, M. M. 2010. Art as Plunder: The Ancient Origins of Debate about Cultural Property (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
  • Raja, R. 2015. "From studying portraits to documenting Syria's cultural heritage", in R. Raja and A. H. Sørensen (eds.), Harald Ingholt & Palmyra (Aarhus: Aarhus University), pp. 10–13.
  • Raja, R. 2016a. “The history and current situation of World Heritage sites in Syria: The case of Palmyra”, in K. Almqvist and L. Belfrage (eds.), Cultural Heritage at Risk: The Role of Museums in War and Conflict (Stockholm: Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation), pp. 27–47.
  • Raja, R. 2016b. “Illegal trade and export of cultural goods: The case of the Palmyrene funerary portraiture”, in D. Chahin and I. Lindblom (eds.), Fighting the Illegal Looting of Syria's Cultural Heritage (Sofia: Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research), pp. 11–12.
  • Raja, R. 2020. "Palmyrenske gravportrætter mellem korpus, konflikt og kunstmarked", Carlsbergfondets Årsskrift 2020, 38-41.
  • Renfrew, C. 2009. Loot, Legitimacy, and Ownership: The Ethical Crisis in Archaeology (London: Duckworth).
  • Vrdoljak, A. F. 2006. International Law, Museums and the Return of Cultural Objects (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).