SOAS University of London

Destruction of Churches and Monasteries in Iraq

21 April 2015

Dr. Erica C D Hunter delivered a Paper on the "Destruction of Churches and Monasteries in Iraq" at the  Workshop "Iraq National Heritage - the Challenges and Solutions" which was hosted by The Association of Iraqi Academics - UK. The meeting, which took place on Saturday April 18th at the Khalili Lecture Theatre, discussed the recent destruction of archaeological and historical sites in Iraq by ISIS. Dr. Hunter focused on the destruction of the 9th century Green Church in Tekrit and the 4th century foundation, Mar Behnam monastery.