Why Protecting Historic Heritage in Zones and Times of War Is Essential

April 28, 2022 — A panel of experts discusses the protection of artistic and historical treasures in times of warfare. Participants include Serge Dumont, chairman of Asia Society France; Valérie Terranova, interim executive director of Asia Society France; Bariza Khiari, personal representative of the president of the French Republic on the board of the ALIPH Foundation; Mehdi Qotbi, artist; Antoine Agoudjian, photographer and war correspondent; and Olivier Weber, writer, reporter, and diplomat. The discussion was conducted in French and was moderated by Sébastien de Courtois, lawyer, historian, journalist, and producer of the program Chrétiens d'Orient on France Culture.