Joris Kila at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the emergency cultural assessment mission 12 February 2011 (c) photo Karl von Habsburg

Kila 2021. De terugkeer van de Beeldenstorm, over iconoclasme, cultuurgoed en identiteit. Artikel verschenen in: Themanummer Trends in kunstcriminaliteit, Justitiële verkenningen nr. 4 2020. Published by WODC Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security and Boom Juridisch Publishers The Hague 2020.

Kila 2020. Safeguarding and Preserving Cultural Identity in War and Peace: a Moral and Military Necessity and a Resource for Reconciliation. Chapter in Jus Post Bellum in the series International Studies on Military Ethics ed. Patrick Mileham. Leiden March 2020.

Kila 2019. Joris Kila, Iconoclasm and cultural heritage destruction during contemporary armed conflicts in The Artcrime Handbook, eds. Hufnagel S., and Chappell, D. London 2019.

Kila 2017. Joris Kila, The Wicked Problem of Cultural Heritage and Conflict- Military involvement in the protection and devastation of cultural property. Arlington, Virginia U.S.A.

Kila 2016. Joris Kila, Heritage Destruction in the Mediterranean Region, in: the Mediterranean Yearbook 2016 see preview link  Barcelona 2016.

Kila 2015. Joris Kila, Crímenes contra los bienes culturales en el contexto de los conflictos armados contemporáneos, Crimes against Cultural Property in the context of Contemporary Armed Conflicts, In Cuadernos de Prehistoria y Arqueología journal de la Universidad de Granada.N.º 25, 2015 . published July 2016.

Kila 2015. Joris Kila and Karl von Habsburg, Safeguarding and preserving Identity in War and Peace as a moral and military necessity, in Armed Forces and Society - Values, Needs , and Ends. Ed. Paul Ertl, Springer, Vienna 2016. in print

Kila 2015. Kila, Joris D.,Protecting the World’s Cultural Heritage from Destruction; More concerted efforts are needed to protect cultural heritage from abuse and destruction in the Middle East and beyond, in RUSI (Royal United Services Institute) Newsbrief, London, 25 September 2015.

Kila 2014. Inactief, reactief of proactief? misdaden tegen cultureel erfgoed in de context van moderne gewapende conflicten. Publicatie ter gelegenheid van de Reuvenslezing uitgesproken op 20 november 2014 in Den Haag. ISBN:978-90-8932-122-0

Kila 2014. Protección de bienes culturales en conflictos armados: Falta de financiación, planteamientos burocráticos y politización del patrimonio a causa de su relación con la identidad, factores que impiden una protección básica. In AFKAR / IDEAS No 43 October 2014. See:

Kila 2014. From crimes against Art to crimes against Cultural Property: New perspectives and dimensions related to Art crime. In Cultural Property Crime  Leiden (eds.) Kila,J. and Balcells, M.Brill Leiden-Boston, November 2014.

Kila 2014. De terugkeer van de beeldenstorm (boek bespreking), in Boekman 99 Zomer 2014, 26e jaargang pp. 100-101.

Kila 2014.  Military Involvement in Cultural Property Protection: An Overview by Joris Kila and Christopher Herndon in Joint Forces Quarterly, JFQ 74 | July 2014.

Kila 2014. Mission Report: Civil-Military Assessment Mission for Malian Heritage in The Journal of Art Crime Issue 11, Spring 2014.

Kila 2013. Inactive, Reactive, Proactive? Cultural Property Crimes in the context of contemporary armed conflicts. In Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies, Pennsylvania.

Kila 2013. Military Involvement in Cultural Property Protection as part of Preventive Conservation. inCultural Heritage in the Crosshairs: Protecting Cultural Property during Conflict. Eds. Kila, J. and Zeidler,J.  Brill Leiden-Boston May 2013. Conclusion, Joris D. Kila and James A. Zeidler ibid.

Kila 2012. Heritage under siege: Military implementation of the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property. Brill Leiden-Boston  June 2012.

Kila 2012. PhD Dissertation Heritage under siege: Military implementation of the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property. Defended February 3rd 2012, University of Amsterdam.

Kila 2011c. Kila, Joris. Egypte 12-16 februari 2011. ''Verslag van een crisisbeoordelingsmissie voor cultureel erfgoed'' in Ta-Mery , vol 4, Leiden december 2011. pp. 36-41.

Kila 2011b. Kila, Joris.2011.Cultural Property Protection in the Context of Military Operations: The Case of Uruk, Iraq. In Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites (CMAS), 13.4: November 2011: 311-331 .

Kila 2011a. Kila, Joris, ‘Überlegungen zum Status quo der Beteiligung des Militärs am Schutz von Kulturgut’ (Some thoughts on the current state of military involvement in Cultural Property Protection, following the 1954 Hague Convention and Protocols) in ÖMZ (Austrian Military Journal), Volume 5, September 2011.

Kila 2010c. Kila, Joris., (2010) Can white men sing the blues? Cultural Property Protection in times of armed conflict deploying military experts. October 2010 chapter in ''Archaeology, Cultural Property and the Military'' edited by Laurie Rush, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge in the ''Heritage Matters'' series.

Kila 2010a. Kila, Joris., Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict. An insight into the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of CulturalProperty in the Eventof Armed Conflict: Embedding Cultural Property Protection within the Military in Planning for protection of cultural heritage in times of conflict . Eds. Lijnzaad,L. and Woudenberg, N. van . Brill/Nijhof Leiden 2010.

Kila 2010. Kila, Joris. The signs of identity , Cultural Property Protection within the military, following the 1954 Hague Convention and the 1999 Second Protocol. Conference proceedings Archaeology in Conflict April 2010 Vienna WAC (World Archaeological Congress). To be published by CSU (Colorado State University) in print.

Kila 2009. Kila, Joris.,(2009) The relevance of cultural heritage protection in times of armed conflict. Utilizing military cultural experts in war and peacetime: cases and examples from the field Article in an e-book by The Estonian Heritage Society ed. Marju Reismaa published in Estonian, KULTUURIVÄÄRTUSTE KAITSE RELVAKONFLIKTI KORRAL2009.

Kila 2008c. Kila, Joris. VernacularMudbrick Architecture in the Dahkleh Oasis, Egypt: and theDesignof the Dahkleh Oasis Training and Archaeological Centre, with Wolf Schijns and Olaf Kaper. Oxbow books, London 2008.

Kila 2008b. Kila, Joris . Utilizing Military Cultural experts in times of war and peace: an introduction Chapter 12 in: Culture and International Law, Paul Meerts editor. Hague Academic Press/Asser press The Hague , Cambridge University Press April 2008.

Kila 2008a. Kila, Joris, in Lawrence Rothfield, ed., Antiquities under Siege part II chapter 16 The Role of NATO and Civil Military Affairs. New York 2008.

Kila 1999.  Architectural observations at Berenike (1997 excavation), in Report of the 1997 Excavations at Berenike and the Survey of the Egyptian Eastern Desert, including Excavations at Shenshef; door: S.E. Sidebotham en W.Z. Wendrich (eds.). Leiden (Research School CNWS) 1999.

Affiliations and Awards:

Libya Appolonia Greek pottery hidden for the revolution November 2011 (c) photo Joris Kila

- Recipient of the 2015 Kiley Award for the best feature article in Joint forces Quarterly. Award presened by the National Defense University Press (U.S.). Article: Military Involvement in Cultural Property Protection: an overview. In JFQ 74  by Joris d. Kila and Christopher V. Herndon.

- Recipient of the 2012 ''Blue Shield Preis'' of the Österreichische Nationalkomittee BlueShield (Wien) in Kooperation mit der Association of National Committees of the Blue Shield (Den Haag) Award Ceremony 17 October  2012 in the Museum of Military History Vienna Austria.

-Recipient of ARCA's (Association for Research into Crimes against Art) 2012 Art Protection and Security award jointly with Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen. Award Ceremony in Amelia, Italy June 23-24, 2012.

-Recipient of the Medal of the Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States for services rendered in Operation Iraqi Freedom award ceremony 4 May 2012.

-Member ESF (European Science Foundation) College of Expert Reviewers European Science Foundation Apr 2019 – Present, Strasbourg France.

-Member expert panel (extended expert pool) Research Foundation Flanders - FWO.                 Oct 2019 – Present, Brussells Belgium.

-Chair International Military Cultural Resources Working Group (IMCuRWG).

-International Member& Advisor Combatant Commands Historical Cultural Action Group, US.

-Member Netherlands Research Forum on the Law of Armed Conflict and Peace Operations (LAPCO). Faculty of Law UvA, Amsterdam.

-Member Board of Trustees World Association for the Protection of Cultural Property in times of Conflict WATCH, Rome.

- Senior researcher at the Alois-Musil-Center für Orientalische Archäologie and the   Kompetenzzentrum Kulturelles Erbe und Kulturgüterschutzat at the University of Vienna.

- Editor in Chief : -Series  Heritage and Identity: Issues in Cultural Heritage Protection. Book Series for Brill/Nijhof Publishers 2011.

-Former Community Fellow at the Cultural Policy Center of the University of Chicago.

- Former Senior researcher Institute for Culture and History, University of Amsterdam.