Destroy all idols | JMK Higher Seminar
Thursday 9 December 2021
10.00 – 12.00
Hybrid session: Bangsalen/Zoom
Journalism teacher and writer, Jesper Huor, presents his work in progress "Destroy all idols" during the JMK Higher Seminar. The event will operate as a hybrid seminar, with a restricted number of participants on campus and others via Zoom. Language: English/Swedish.
Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to participate in the seminar in person (on campus).
"Destroy all idols" is a documentary book about ISIS attacks on museums, ancient monuments and statues during the Syrian War, how to understand those carefully staged acts of destruction and Syrian archeologists dangerous race to save the cultural heritage from fanatics and looters.
The research behind the book is extensive and includes travels to Syria, Turkey and France and interviews with archeologists, rebels, al-Assad-loyalists, terrorists, civilian eyewitnesses and the shadowy Antiquities Mafia.
Last updated: October 1, 2021