The Destruction of Memory: The war against culture, and the battle to save it. | University of Oxford

The Destruction of Memory: The war against culture, and the battle to save it.

Speaker
Tim Slade, Writer, director and producer, Discussion chaired by Paul Collins, Jaleh Hearn Curator of Ancient Near East
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 16:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont St
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£6 adult / £5 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Over the past century, cultural destruction has wrought catastrophic results for humanity. This film, based on the book 'The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War' by Robert Bevan, looks at why this has happened, and how the push to protect, salvage and rebuild has moved in step with the destruction.