We can deny our heritage and our history, but we cannot
escape responsibility for the results
(Edward R. Murrow)
Published on 31 January 2013
The manuscript collections of Timbuktu represent an inestimable heritage totalling an estimated 300,000 documents, many of them from the Golden Age of the city from the 12th to 15th centuries of the Christian Era. They include manuscripts written or copied locally, as well as works produced in the rest of the Muslim world, from Al-Andalus Spain, North Africa and the Near East.
13 June 2013
Due to heavy workload
20 February 2013
We emptied Syria's museums
19 February 2013
The ancient manuscripts of Timbuktu are a door into Africa's golden age. We must not let this crisis threaten their survival
These manuscripts are our identity
Mosaics depicting scenes from Homer?s epic poem The Odyssey.
18 February 2013
Press, reigime and propaganda
International Conference on Protection of Cultural Property in Asia