ARCHES: At-Risk Cultural Heritage Education Series

funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Beginner's guide

"Our cultural heritage defines our humanity" — Ban Ki moon

Themes

Whose art?

Whose art?

The role of archaeology

The role of archaeology

Destruction, trafficking, and protection

Destruction, trafficking, and protection

Ruins, reconstruction, and renewal

Ruins, reconstruction, and renewal

Endangered heritage: Africa

Endangered heritage: Africa

Endangered heritage: the Americas

Endangered heritage: the Americas

Endangered heritage: Europe and West Asia

Endangered heritage: Europe and West Asia

Endangered heritage: Pacific Islands

Endangered heritage: Pacific Islands

Endangered heritage: Southeast Asia

Endangered heritage: Southeast Asia

What you can do now

What you can do now

At Risk Cultural Heritage (ARCHES) | all content

Many regions of the world, including the United States, face a longstanding and ongoing struggle to protect heritage in the face of numerous challenges.

Selected Contributors

ARCHES is a collaborative project that relied on scholars from many different disciplines, including: