Opportunities: 4 February 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. Out There, Exhibition, London

This exhibition looks at the stories behind England’s post-war public art, including pieces that have been “lost, damaged, moved or destroyed”.

When: 3 February – 10 April
Where: Somerset House, London
Cost: £6.50/£5.00

More Info: https://historicengland.org.uk/news-and-features/exhibitions/out-there-post-war-public-art-exhibition/
Register: http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/book-tickets/bb7861be-89f3-48dc-99a1-cedf2f5bb9a2

2. Opening event for “Passages”, Exhibition and Lectures, Washington DC

An exhibition of Massimiliano Gatti’s photographs which explore the changes to heritage during conflict in the Middle East. The opening event features introductions by curator Jonathan Greene and Alexander Nagel of the Smithsonian. Part of the “Protecting our Heritage” programme.

When: Opening: 4 February, 7:00 PM. Exhibition: 4 February – 15 March.
Where: The Embassy of Italy, Washington DC
Cost: Free; please email iicwashington@esteri.it to view

More Info: http://washington-dc.eunic-online.eu/?q=content/passages-massimiliano-gatti-0
Register: http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/iic_washington/it/gli_eventi/calendario/2016/02/passages-by-massimiliano-gatti.html

3. ISIS and the Cultural Heritage Crisis of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, Conference, Princeton

This one day conference, organized by The Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies & The Department of Art and Archaeology, have a number of interesting speakers considering various aspect of heritage preservation and loss in the region.

When: 12 February 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: 106 McCormick Hall, Princeton University
Cost: Unknown

More Info: https://www.princeton.edu/hellenic/images/ScannedFlyers15-16/ISIS-Cultural-Heritage-Crisis.pdf

4. Culture in the Crossfire: The Security and Policy Implications of the Trafficking and Destruction of Antiquities, Conference, Monterey, CA

The panels will focus on “cultural heritage and the illicit antiquities trade, anti-money laundering and counter threat finance, military and counterterrorism, as well as policy and diplomacy.”

When: 4 March 2016, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: Middlebury Institute of International Studies, 460 Pierce St, Monterey, CA
Cost: Free (?)

More Info: http://www.miis.edu/academics/researchcenters/terrorism/events/montrepantiquitiesconference2016
Register: https://forms.miis.edu/academics/researchcenters/terrorism/events/montrepantiquitiesconference2016/attend-the-conference/node/464