Philadelphia – May 13 2015

Border Crossings: Syrian Cultural Heritage in the Crossfire: past, present, and continuity

Border Crossings:  Syrian Cultural Heritage in the Crossfire: past, present, and continuity

TICKETS:  http://www.geographicalsociety.org/border-crossings-cultural-conversation-and-cocktails/

$9 Members, $15 Non-Members

ADVANCE TICKETS ARE A MUST! THIS VENUE LIMITS ATTENDANCE TO 25 SEATS
AND NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.

Border Crossings is a collaboration between EuroCircle and the Geographical Society of Philadelphia. We aim
to humanize people and places around the world through substantive presentations and conversations with those
intimate with the cultures, in a casual setting with a cash bar. So please grab a glass of wine, and enjoy our presentation.

Bio:  Salam Al Kuntar co-directs the Safeguarding the Heritage of Syria and Iraq Initiative, a project of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center, the Smithsonian Institute and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Until 2012, she served as the Deputy Director of the Department of Excavations and Archaeological Research in the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums in Syria.  She received her BA from Damascus University, and her PhD in Archaeology from the University of Cambridge.