Culture in Crisis

Nature of event



September 8th, 2017


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Victoria and Albert Museum


Culture in Crisis: Evidencing Cultural Destruction in Conflict


Sarah Nankivell (FA) will be joined by Dr Lisa Mol (Lecturer in Physical Geography, University of the West of England) at the V&A to discuss their recent projects exploring of some of the ingenuitive methodologies being used to evidence cultural property destruction within contemporary conflict zones.


From the assessment of bullet impact on ancient structures to ascertaining accountability for airstrikes in the Middle East; the investigators will explain how such evidence can be put to use to reduce future cultural heritage destruction across the globe.


This event is free and open to all, however booking in advance is required.


This event is part of the V&A’s Culture in Crisis Series and programmed in conjunction with Forensic Architecture




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