May 2, 2011, 6:00pm
Iraq Cultural Heritage and National Identity: A Presentation by the Ambassador of Iraq
Presenter: H.E. Samir Shakir Mahmoud Sumaida'ie, Ambassador of Iraq
Location: Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South Street

H.E. Samir Shakir Mahmoud Sumaida'ie, Ambassador of Iraq, speaks about Iraq's rich and long history and the themes of continuity and change in its culture.

The forging of "national character," the nation's self-image, and the importance of cultural heritage in Iraqi national identity, is considered.

Admission: Pay-what-you-want.

Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology