Peter  Stone

Peter Stone

Peter Stone is Head of School of Arts and Cultures and Professor of Heritage Studies in the International Center for Culture and Heritage Studies at Newcastle University. In 2003 he worked as adviser to the Ministry of Defense regarding the identification and protection of the archaeological cultural heritage of Iraq. He has remained active in working with the military to refine attitudes and develop processes for the better protection of cultural property in times of conflict. Peter has worked extensively overseas and advised UNESCO on the development of the World Heritage Education Program and helped draft the World Heritage in Young Hands kit. He has published widely on heritage management, interpretation and education, including The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Iraq (2008) with Joanne Farchkh Bajjaly, and edited Cultural Heritage, Ethics and the Military (2011).