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Center for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage


The AUIS Center for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (CACHE) advances a scientific understanding of the past through remote sensing, geophysics, and traditional archaeological investigations. The Center also promotes training, discussion and dissemination of knowledge about archaeology and cultural heritage in Iraq and the Kurdistan region as a safeguard against indiscriminate destruction by groups such as ISIS.

>> CACHE Director, Tobin Hartnell, talks to PBS NewsHour's Marcia Briggs about the destruction of the ancient site of Nimrud at the hands of ISIS in this program

>> Preserving Iraq's heritage: Remarks by Axel Plathe, Director, UNESCO Iraq

>> Building a postive future through cultural heritage: Speech by Gyorgy Busztin, Deputy Special Representative for Iraq, UNAMI

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