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‘Archaic’: the Iraq Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (13.05-26.11.2017, Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti)

As soon as I heard the concept behind the Ruya Foundation‘s Iraq Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, I wanted to visit. The idea of reflecting on the dialogue of archaeological objects (some looted and subsequently returned) and artists was immediately appealing to a Middle Eastern archaeologist (me!), who has found creative collaborations immensely inspiring and refreshing as a way to think through the past’s roles in the contemporary world (you can see some of this work… 2,882 more words

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Monterey County Couple Held Over For Trial In Fire Looting Incident

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A Monterey County couple was ordered to stand trial Tuesday for allegedly stealing property from a Santa Rosa apartment that burned during the Tubbs Fire last month. 447 more words

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1755 Lisbon earthquake

November 1, 1755

Lisbon, Portugal

An earthquake and seismic sea wave destroys the city

Among the chaos of tens of thousands of people dying by drowning, being crushed, or burning to death, groups began looting the city as well. 51 more words

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Government Intelligence Language Program

Mr Dooley, of the U.S. Office of the Director of Government Intelligence (DGI) has awarded a $10.7 million grant to a team of computer scientists at Tammany Hall University (THU) to create an information retrieval and translation system for languages that are not widely used around the world. 225 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

National Guard Scales Back Patrols In Areas Devastated By Wildfires

SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — The National Guard is scaling back its patrols in wine country, raising fears of more looting in the fire zones. 376 more words

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Accused Wildfire Looter Faces New Charges For Using False Name

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — Police said two people arrested Saturday on suspicion of looting a property in Santa Rosa have allegedly been uncooperative and one allegedly gave police stolen information to identify himself. 429 more words

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Two Arrested on Suspicion of Looting, Vehicle Theft In Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — Police arrested two Monterey County residents Saturday after they allegedly looted a property and led officers on a pursuit in Santa Rosa, police said. 336 more words

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