Averil Cameron is a historian of late antiquity with a special interest in the Eastern Mediterranean. She is the author of 'The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity' (2011)

Reconstructing Syria’s heritage is a hopeful but distant dream

Replicas, digital records and long-term monitoring projects are all important in the race to preserve cultural history

8 Jan 2016

Why does Palmyra matter?

There’s been global concern over the fate of Palmyra after ISIS seized the site. Why are its ancient ruins so significant?

29 May 2015