Preserving cultural heritage in the United States

Melissa Halverson10 years after, ArticleLeave a Comment

We thank SAFE Volunteer Melissa Halverson for her contribution to the 2013 Donny George Candlelight Vigil for Global Heritage.   One of my favorite stories stemming from a career as an anthropologist and museum professional lies in what is right in our efforts to preserve cultural heritage. Looting affects all geographic areas of the United States and an estimated 90% … Read More

Forensics, looting, and the law: The view from Ohio

Andrew VasicekReview4 Comments

An article I first encountered in the online version of the newspaper The Columbus Dispatch, out of Columbus, Ohio, caught my eye awhile ago when searching for current news to discuss, but then things got busy and it slipped my mind. Rediscovering it now, I realise that the innovative project it describes is worthy of dissemination here. The article describes … Read More