Special Events

Erasing Mankind’s Heritage: The Monuments of Palmyra and Their Devastation by ISIS

When: Tue., May 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Using photographs and video footage taken onsite, this lecture will outline Palmyra’s significance as a key trade post along the Silk Road, describe its major monuments and cultural achievements, and highlight the terrible loss that the destruction of this site would mean to human heritage. Dr. Reichel is Assistant Professor of Mesopotamian Archaeology, University of Toronto, and Associate Curator at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Price: Free