Posts Tagged ‘Volume 31 No. 8’

Islamic State’s piracy, drive for purity depleting Middle East’s cultural heritage

The Islamic State (IS) has engaged in the greatest threat to the Middle East’s cultural heritage and religious sites since World War II, writes Michael Danti in Anthropology News (May/June). Danti, who was part of a U.S. Department of State team assisting Syria in preserving its cultural patrimony, writes that while other extremist Muslim groups, […]

Findings & Footnotes: June 2016

We’re pleased to announce that the archives for the issues of RW from June 1997 to January 2016 are now online. Readers can go to the archives of this site to find a link to the earlier RW Archives or click on Although the site is independent from the ISR-Religion Watch site, it features […]