Memories of a Broken Museum: Ten Years of SAFE

Roger Atwood10 years after, Article, CommentaryLeave a Comment

SAFE is grateful to Roger Atwood for sharing this personal¬†reminiscence with us in observance of the 2013 Donny George Candlelight Vigil for Global Heritage. The photos accompanying this reflection are previously unpublished and exclusively SAFE’s. A little over 10 years ago, after a long flight from Washington and an overnight taxi ride from Amman, I arrived at the ruined Iraq … Read More

A critical look at U.S. media coverage of antiquities issues

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This paper was given by Roger Atwood, a visiting researcher at Georgetown University and a contributing editor atArchaeology¬†magazine, at the conference “The Future of the Global Past” at Yale University on April 14, 2007. Atwood spoke on the panel “The Media and the Message” with John Malcolm Russell, Mark Rose and Michel Brent. Anyone who reads a newspaper knows that … Read More