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Trying To Protect the World’s Cultural Heritage: One Committee Member’s Tale

Last occurred: Saturday, April 1 at 11:00 am

Von Falkenhausen recording traditional salt production techniques at Chongtancun, Sichuan (March, 1999).

Von Falkenhausen recording traditional salt production techniques at Chongtancun, Sichuan (March, 1999).

Hear a personal account from a member of President Obama’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee. Lothar von Falkenhausen will reflect upon the committee’s purpose, composition, and nature of its work, as well as the wider impact of the U.S. government’s efforts to contribute to cultural-heritage preservation worldwide.

Lothar von Falkenhausen is a professor of Chinese archaeology and art history and associate director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at University of California, Los Angeles. His specialty is East Asian archaeology, with an emphasis on the great Bronze Age of China (c. 2000–200 BCE).

Co-presented with the Archaeological Institute of America and its local chapter.

To register, call 612.870.6323 or reserve online.

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