16.653 special issue of Visual Resources: call for contributions

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 653.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

             Date: Fri, 02 May 2003 07:17:03 +0100
             From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk>
             Subject: Visual Resources special issue

    >From: "Amalyah Keshet" <akeshet@imj.org.il>
    >To: <humanist@Princeton.EDU>
    >>Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 13:20:01 +0200
    >The Editors of Visual Resources: An International Journal of
    >Like the rest of the civilized world, are deeply disturbed by the
    >destruction or loss of works of art and cultural heritage documentation
    >in Iraq and Afghanistan. We would like to devote a Special Issue of
    >Visual Resources to the subject of Mesopotamian and Afghan art and the
    >consequences of war, especially through visual documentation. Topics of
    >interest include (but are not limited to): documentation of Iraqi
    >artifacts and architecture in photographic inventories and databases -
    >where are they? who maintains them? how they are used?; media coverage
    >of cultural heritage in the Middle East, past and present - how today's
    >technology affects what we hear and know?; international conventions and
    >their role in the protection of the arts - agencies and their efforts to
    >save or restore the 'cultural victims' of war.
    >Please submit by June 15th at the latest any proposals, articles, or
    >suggestions to the Editors: Helene Roberts, Visual Resources, Art
    >History Department, 6033 Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH,
    >03755, USA <helene.roberts@dartmouth.edu>, or Christine Sundt,
    >Architecture and Allied Arts Library, Lawrence Hall, 5249 University of
    >Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA <csundt@darkwing.uoregon.edu>.=20 Rules
    >for submission and other information about Visual Resources can be found
    >at <http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/01973762.html

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