Breaking Iconoclasm (Standing Committee on Archaeology Special Roundtable - December 2, 2015)

A roundtable discussion exploring interdisciplinary approaches to iconoclasm. Taking the recent events in Syria and Iraq as a starting point, a roundtable of specialists from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds (including archaeology, museum studies, digital humanities, history, and journalism) discussed the various origins and expressions of iconoclasm from multiple perspectives and within varying historical contexts.  Speakers included Bastien Varoutsikos, Clare Gillis, Peter Der Manuelian, Jason Felch, Eliza Gettel, LeeAnn Barnes Gordon, Joseph Greene, Matt Liebmann, and James Simpson.