Return of Elgin Marbles: Cultural Heritage as ‘Tools of Soft Diplomacy’—Expert’s Insight

Jane Werrell
By Jane Werrell
December 5, 2023NTD UK News

Ivan Macquisten, an advisor for the Antiquities Dealers Association, sees the Elgin Marbles dispute as an example of using cultural heritage for soft diplomacy. With the onset of lengthy election campaigns for both conservatives and labor parties, NTD inquired about the true significance of returning the marbles to Greece in a general election context.

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