Opportunities: 19 May 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. Second All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference, Geneva

Event details have been released for the University of Geneva’s Art-Law Centre conference, featuring two days of interesting papers by various experts.

When: 24–25 June
Where: University of Geneva Art Law Centre, 40 Boulevard du Pont-d’Arve
Cost: CHF 250 full conference fee (CHF 80 for students)

More Info: http://www.art-law.org/events/heritageLaw.html
Register: http://www.art-law.org/inscription/second.html

2. Rescuing Art in Italy, Talk, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

Bill Keller will speak about his father Deane Keller’s WWII work in the famous Monuments Men. The talk is being held at the Boothbay Region Historical Society.

When: 26 May 2016, 4:30 PM
Where: 72 Oak Street, Boothbay Harbor
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.boothbayregister.com/article/monuments-man-deane-keller-rescuing-art-italy-making-art-boothbay/70342

3. Theft of Culture, Talk, Brighton, UK

Neil Brodie will be speaking on his work studying the looting and trafficking of Antiquities.

When: 26 May 2016
Where: Cameron Contemporary Art, 1 Victoria Grove, Brighton and Hove
Cost: Free

More Info: http://cameroncontemporaryart.com/NEWS-AND-EVENTS-1

4. Framing the Damage to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria, Seminar, Cambridge, UK

August McMahon will be discussing heritage destruction and damage in the region as part of the Cambridge Heritage Research Group seminar series.

When: 24 May 2016
Where: MacDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge University
Cost: Free

More Info: http://heritage.arch.cam.ac.uk/index.html