Opportunities: 24 December 2015


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

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1. Protection of Cultural Heritage, UN Exhibition, NYC

Today is the last day to see this exhibition at the UN Headquarters which higlights important partnerships in the effort to stop the trafficking and destruction of antiquities.

When: 14–24 December
Where: United Nations Headquarters, New York
Cost: Free

More Info: http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1408

2. Antiquities Trafficking Internship, University of Glasgow

A paid internship working for me! You must be a current University of Glasgow PhD student, however.

When: 12 January
Where: Glasgow, Scotland
Pay: £11.39/hour, up to ~85 hours

More Info: http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2015/12/wanted-antiquities-trafficking-intern.html
Contact: donna.yates@glasgow.ac.uk

3. Cultural Engagement Fellow in Libya Antiquities At Risk, University of Leicester

The Libya at Risk Project is looking to hire someone to liaise with police, collectors, museums, etc about illicit Libyan cultural objects. Also to create a database of artefacts in danger.

When: Closes 14 January 2016
Where: Leicester, UK
Pay: Full Time, £26,537 to £30,738 per annum

More Info: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AUB526/cultural-engagement-fellow-in-libya-antiquities-at-risk/