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The Seven Risks to Cultural Property in Armed Conflict

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Peter Stone OBE



This is the final published version of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Great Britain. Ministry of Defence, 2019.

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This article outlines the seven risks to cultural property in the event of armed conflict and suggests that planning to reduce each risk must take place in peacetime, long before the conflict takes place. It stresses that reducing each individual risk lowers the overall risk to cultural property and that such action may contribute to military mission success.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Stone PG

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Army Review

Year: 2019

Volume: BAR special report: Culture in Conflict

Pages: 102-113

Print publication date: 01/11/2019

Acceptance date: 01/10/2018

Date deposited: 15/11/2019

ISSN (print): 0952-4134

Publisher: Great Britain. Ministry of Defence