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20.09.2016

Upcoming Plenderleith Lecture to tackle global antiquities trafficking

Tickets now available for Icon Scotland Group’s 19th Annual Plenderleith Lecture

The Scottish conservation sector's keynote annual Plenderleith lecture for 2016 will address a controversial and highly topical subject: the global trafficking of antiquities and other cultural objects.

Icon Scotland Group is pleased to welcome this year's speaker, Dr Neil Brodie, Senior Research Fellow, Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa Project at the University of Oxford.

The lecture, titled Antiquities Trafficking – 21st Century Developments, is scheduled for 6-7pm and will be preceded by the Icon Scotland Group's AGM, to which all Icon members are invited. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception which will offer plenty of opportunity to discuss the issues presented in the lecture.

  • Date: 24th November 2016
  • Time: Icon Scotland AGM: 5.15-5.45pm; Lecture: 6-7pm; Drinks reception: 7pm-8.30pm
  • Location: St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Castle St, Glasgow G4 0RH
  • Tickets: £6-£13

Book now.

Follow @Conservators_uk@icon_scotland and #Plenderleith2016 for latest updates. 

Image: Great Colonnade at Palmyra, Syria; James Gordon, CC BY 2.0

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