Libya Matters: Safeguarding Libyan Heritage

  • Until further notice, the Society will not be holding ‘live’ events or lectures. We will, however, still hold ‘virtual’ lectures and webinars on the Zoom platform. If you wish to contact the Society about our events programme, please email the General Secretary: [email protected]

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In 2012 the Society for Libyan Studies and the Centre for Hellenic Studies held a one day event, drawing attention to the value for world history of the heritage of Libya. Four years later, that heritage is threatened in many ways. We are therefore organising a second all-day event, presenting the work which we and others, in the UK and abroad, are doing to support our Libyan colleagues in confronting the current challenges.

The event will include presentations on their work by Paul Bennett (Canterbury), Corisande Fenwick (UCL), David Mattingly (Leicester) Oliva Menozzi (Chieti), Hafed Walda (London/Paris), Susan Walker (Oxford) and Will Wootton (KCL); the new SLS online Gazetteer of Heritage Sites in Libya will also be launched.

For more information about Libyan Matters visit the event page of the KCL website.

For Society members and others who wish to book a place and pay by cheque, please click on this link to download and complete the booking form (Word doc); then return it with your cheque (made out to The Society for Libyan Studies) to the address shown on the form.

Thank you. We look forward to seeing you there.

Directions to K0.16 (South Range 5) King’s Building: From Reception, go straight ahead down the corridor to the very end, turn left just before the staircase, and the room is on your right hand side

If you would like to view a recording of one of our past virtual lectures or webinars, please follow this link and click on the title of the event which you would like to stream online.