Opportunities: 21 January 2016


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. Trading Antiquities in Early 20th-Century Europe, Colloquium, Rome

The British School at Rome is hosting a colloquium and a related photo exhibition focused on the European antiquities trade in the early 20th century with an interesting line up of speakers.

When: 22 January, 10:00–17:00
Where: BSR, Via Framsci 61, Rome
Cost: Unknown

More Info: http://www.bsr.ac.uk/trading-antiquities-in-early-20th-century-europe-the-john-marshall-archive-research-project

2. Student Opportunities at Artsy, Internships and Jobs, New York

“Artsy is looking for exceptional undergraduates and graduates to join the company beginning in June 2016 for full-time opportunities and summer internships”. Some very interesting jobs open on this “resource for art collecting and education”.

When: Contact them now for June 2016
Where: New York
Cost: Unclear on the internships, the rest are paid roles

More Info: https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-jobs-student-opportunities-at-artsy

3. Cultural Property in Conflict and Peace, Public Lecture, Newcastle

Prof Peter Stone, UNESCO Chair in Cultural Property Protection and Peace, will speak about cultural property destruction and using heritage as an agent of peace.

When: 4 February 2016, 5:30–6:45 PM
Where: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/events/public-lectures/item.php?peter-stone

4. Second All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference, Geneva

The Art-Law Centre at the University of Geneva invites submissions for their second Art and Heritage Law conference to be held on 24 June. In particular they are seeking papers about protection during conflict and the role of ethics in this field.

When: 29 February (abstract deadline)
Where: Geneva
Cost: Speakers meet cost of travel and accommodation

More Info: http://www.art-law.org
Contact: art-adr@unige.ch

5. The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation Seventh Annual Conference, New York

Panels on the Parthenon Sculptures, Nazi Art Looting, Conflict antiquities, and Digital Cultural Heritage

When: 25 March 2016
Where: Fordham University School of Law, New York
Cost: $150/$200/$35/$65

More Info: http://www.culturalheritagelaw.org/2016-Conference
Register: http://culturalheritagelaw.org/event-2080915/Registration

6. ARCA Interdisciplinary Art Crime Conference, Amelia, Italy

A call for abstracts for the Association for Research into Crimes against Art’s 8th annual conference which will focus on such issues as Forgery, provenance research, Policing, and illicit trafficking. The conference will be held from 24 to 26 June.

When: 15 March 2016 abstracts due
Where: Amelia, Italy
Cost: $120/$75

More Info: http://www.artcrimeresearch.org/interdisciplinary-art-crime-conference-in-amelia/
Contact: italy.conference@artcrimeresearch.org