Why Cruise Ships Are Ruining the City of Venice
World Monuments Fund - Morgan Library
For the 2013 Paul Mellon Lecture, Anna Somers Cocks will consider the future of Venice. Will it be inhabitable in 2100, and what can be done to ensure its future?Each year since 2003, the World Monuments Fund Paul Mellon Lecture has been presented in New York and London by leading scholars or specialists in the field of historic preservation. Supported by The Paul Mellon Education Fund, the Mellon lectures often focus on specific monuments, their relation to our contemporary world, and the many ways in which monuments define and enhance our lives.