The “Culture in Conflict: South Caucasus Today” conference took place from 13-14 May at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien focusing on the protection and preservation of Artsakh's Armenian cultural heritage.
Prior to the conference, an exhibition entitled "Culture in Conflict: Artsakh Armenian Cultural Heritage" was on display in Salzburg from 11-14 May, during which the book Artsakh Spiritual and Cultural Heritage was presented. The book was published on the initiative of the Artsakh Office for Spiritual and Cultural Heritage of Etchmiadzin Mother See. Blue Shield Austria Member Jasmin Dum-Tragut is the head of the office’s Austrian branch.
The conference was organised by the University of Salzburg, the Austrian Committee of the Blue Shield, the Vienna Museum of Historical Arts and the Etchmiadzin Mother See's Office for the Spiritual and Cultural Heritage of Artsakh.