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Ukrainian Cultural Heritage: What's Damaged; Destroyed; Documented; and Being Done

The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) -- www.ifar.org -- announces a virtual IFAR Evening (in the Afternoon) on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. In addition to the tragic toll the Russian invasion of Ukraine has taken on human life, there have been significant attacks on Ukrainian cultural heritage -- its art, museums, and monuments. This important IFAR program highlights what has been damaged and destroyed; what is still at risk; and significantly, what is being done to help. Please join us for this timely program when several experts from Europe and the U.S. address these issues. The program, organized as a Zoom webinar, will include Q&A.

Speakers:

  • Konstantin Akinsha, Art Historian, Journalist, Founder, "Documenting the Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Ukraine" website
  • Valentyna Bochkovska, Director, Museum of Books and Printing of Ukraine (in Kyiv)
  • Bénédicte de Montlaur, President and CEO, World Monuments Fund
  • Quinn Dombrowski, Co-Founder, Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online (SUCHO); Academic Technology Specialist, Stanford University
  • Corine Wegener, Director, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI)

Host/Moderator: Sharon Flescher, Executive Director, IFAR

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  • Dr. Sharon Flescher, Executive Director, IFAR
  • kferg@ifar.org
  • (212) 391-6234

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