Discussion Arts Class
For this discussion arts class, you will discuss the “Rescued or seized? Greece’s long fight with the UK over Parthenon Marbles” (PBS NewsHour)
Amid Mounting Public Pressure, Greece and the U.K. Have Agreed to a New Round of Talks About a Possible Return of the Parthenon Marbles (May 18, 2022)
Instructions: Watch the video and read the article linked above. Create a post below detailing your response to the topic of the repatriation of the Parthenon marbles.
Consider questions such as:
- Should the marbles be repatriated?
- Does the British Museum have a credible argument for maintaining ownership over the collection?
- Should institutions (such as museums) have the final say in issues of ownership of cultural heritage and property?
Of course, you are welcome to share any other thoughts you have relating to this topic!