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Hikmat Al-Aswad

Independent Writer and Researcher

Country: Iraq

ITP Year: 2008


Hikmat is an independent writer and researcher and now lives in Holland with his family. He writes and publishes books and articles about Mesopotamia. He has given several TV and newspaper interviews and participated in several conferences about the destruction of Mosul Museum in 2015.

At the time of the ITP in 2008 Hikmat was Director of Mosul Museum.

At the British Museum
During his time on the International Training Programme in 2007, Hikmat was based in the Middle East Department and his partner placement was spent at Lincoln Museum.

Hikmat’s participation on the International Training Programme in 2008 was generously supported by Linda Noe Laine.