Perspectives on Syria
Date(s) - 10/10/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Georgia Arena Theatre
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Before the War: Photographs of Syria by Peter Aaron,” this panel of scholars and experts will examine a range of issues related to the destruction of cultural heritage sites in the ongoing Syrian Civil War. Panelists include: Tess Davis, lawyer, archaeologist and executive director of the Antiquities Coalition; John Stephenson, associate professor of art history at Appalachian State University; and Alan Godlas, associate professor and graduate coordinator in the department of religion and co-director of the Arabic major at UGA. The panel will be moderated by James Reap, J.D., professor and graduate coordinator of the master of historic preservation program, UGA.