April 6, 2016
Hosted at the headquarters of Oxfam America in Washington DC and in partnership with YCIHA’s Heritage Initiative Preservation (HIP) program, Dr Iris Gerlach presented a lecture on Yemen's Heritage and the Politics of Archeology. Dr. Gerlach is the head of the Sana’a Branch of the German Archaeological Institute. In her presentation she shared stories of Yemen's past and shared on-site experiences from her decades of work in the field. This event is part was part of an effort to highlight the wealth of Yemen’s heritage and history and to inspire tolerance and peace-building.