The Trade in Illicit Antiquities—Iraq a case study
15 Aug 2012
He will be lecturing at the Great North Museum: Hancock, in Newcastle upon Tyne. Neil’s talk is part of a series of lectures that run alongside the exhibition Catastrophe! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq, which is currently on exhibition at the museum. The exhibition and the lecture series focus on the current threats to Iraq’s cultural heritage in light of events during and after the 2003 invasion by coalition forces. It also exhibits Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian artefacts from the Great North Museum: Hancock’s own collection.
No booking is required, the lecture begins at 6pm.