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Exhibition: Monuments of Mosul in Danger

11. 02. 2017

The exhibition Monuments of Mosul in Danger presents the unique architectural heritage of the town of Mosul which was seriously assailed by the ideologically motivated attacks of the radical organization ISIS. The exhibition combines the findings of archaeological historical research with modern technology and introduces...


The exhibition Monuments of Mosul in Danger presents the unique architectural heritage of the town of Mosul which was seriously assailed by the ideologically motivated attacks of the radical organization ISIS. The exhibition combines the findings of archaeological historical research with modern technology and introduces chttp://power.orient.cas.cz/wp-admin/nav-menus.phpurrent reconnaissance techniques used to document architectural sights. Thanks to the Czech experts, the destroyed monuments of Mosul have been digitally recreated.

The exhibition is held under the auspices of the Czech Economic and Cultural Office in Taiwan.

Venue:
National Central Library

Time:
November 22, 2017–January 21, 2018

Main Organizers:
Oriental Institute, CAS
National Central Library

 

 

Accompanying Program for the Exhibition Monuments of Mosul in Danger

瀕危的摩蘇爾古蹟」特展 演講及導覽活動

 

NOVEMBER 18, 2017, NCL

Ondřej Beránek (Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Destruction of Graves in the Islamic World: Genealogies of Iconoclasm
(The lecture will be held in English)

 

NOVEMBER 20, 2017 (10:00–12:00), Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

Karel Nováček (Palacký University)
Despite the ISIS: Research and Safeguarding of the Islamic-Period Heritage in Northern Mesopotamia.
(The talk will be held in English)

Lenka Starkova (University of Western Bohemia, Plzeň)
Documentation of Archaeological Sites in Northern Iraq Using Remote Sensing Methods
(The talk will be held in English)

 

NOVEMBER 22, 2017, NCL

Miroslav Melčák (Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Guided Tour

 

NOVEMBER 29, 2017, NCL

Miroslav Melčák (Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Guided Tour