The United States and Bahrain: Strengthening Bilateral Ties to Fight Against the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property


Join Us Live for a Stimulating Discussion with Leaders in Culture and Government

On October 28, join the Antiquities Coalition, in collaboration with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and the U.S. Department of State, for a live webinar on the critical role of culture in global security, national economies, and foreign diplomacy. Internationally recognized leaders in government and the arts, from both the United States and Bahrain, will discuss challenges to combating crimes via cultural property, as well as shared principles that support responsible cultural exchange.

This webinar will take place on Zoom with simultaneous interpretation into English and Arabic. Distinguished speakers include:

  • HE Shaikha Mai AlKhalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Dr. Mounir Bouchenaki, Special Advisor to the Director-General of ICCROM and Special Advisor to the Director-General of UNESCO
  • Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution
  • Matthew Lussenhop, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau Of Educational And Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

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Time and Date: Oct 28, 2021 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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