A panel discussion to mark the donation of Deanna Petherbridge’s The Destruction of Palmyra to the Warburg Institute and its hanging in the Institute of Classical Studies. A panel of speakers from the fields of art and architecture, archaeology and heritage studies will discuss the ancient and contemporary history of Tadmor-Palmyra, the impact of the destruction of home and heritage in conflict, and what might constitute restorative architectural and archaeological reconstruction
Speakers: Dr Ammar Azzouz, Professor Jen Baird, Frances Carey, Dr Zena Kamash.
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Simultaneous translation into Arabic will be provided.
Image: Deanna Petherbridge (b. 1939), The Destruction of Palmyra, 2017.
Pen and ink on paper, Triptych, each panel 1420 × 1220 mm. Photography by Stephen White.