FORA.tv Speaker - Katharyn Hanson

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Biography

Katharyn Hanson, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Museum’s Cultural Heritage Center and a Visiting Scholar in the Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She works as an archaeologist specializing in the protection of cultural heritage. Katharyn received her doctorate from the University of Chicago with a dissertation entitled: Considerations of Cultural Heritage: Threats to Mesopotamian Archaeological Sites. She has curated museum exhibits and published on damage to ancient sites in Iraq and Syria. Her research combines archaeology, remote sensing, and cultural heritage policy. She recently served as the Program Director for the Archaeological Site Preservation Program at the Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage in Erbil, Iraq and as the secretary for the US Committee of the Blue Shield.

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The Destruction of Memory

01.28.16 | 00:32:17 min | 0 comments