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Displaced Cultural Heritage

September 29, 2022
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
A roundtable on concerns related to displaced cultural heritage, including that of Ukraine.

This discussion explores concerns related to displaced cultural heritage, including the evacuation of important artworks from Ukraine’s collections and institutions due to the ongoing war, as well as how digital humanities and data rescue efforts contribute to the preservation of endangered cultural sites and objects and at-risk digital content.


Anna E. KijasTufts University, “SUCHO: A Grassroots Approach to Archiving Digital Cultural Heritage”

Waldemar DelugaUniversity of Ostrava, “Evacuations of the Baroque Icon of Bohorodchany”



Elizabeth BolmanCase Western Reserve University, "The Digital Present and Future: Documentation, Storage and Sharing"

This event is co-organized by Dumbarton Oaks in collaboration with North of Byzantium and Connected Central European Worlds, 1500-1700.

Sponsors and Endorsers: Dumbarton Oaks | Princeton University | Boise State University | Tufts University College Art Association (CAA) | Byzantine Studies Association of North America (BSANA) | Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) | Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Kent | Historians of German, Scandinavian, and Central European Art (HGSCEA) | British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) | International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) | Renaissance Society of America (RSA)