Opportunities: 11 Aug 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. Treasure Trove Unit Finds Day, Event, Montrose, Scoltand

The public is invited to bring any Scottish finds of archaeological or historic material to the Montrose Museum for registry with the Treasure Trove Unit.

When: 27 August 2016, 1:30 PM–4:00 PM
Where: Montrose Museum & Art Gallery
Cost: Free

More Info: https://twitter.com/TTUScotland/status/728137300048154625/photo/1

2. Heritage in danger, conference and exhibit, Washington DC

The Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with The Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino (CRAST), presents “Heritage in danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the requalification of the Iraqi cultural heritage”, a conference and exhibition opening with curator Carlo Lippolis.

When: 7 September 2016 (exhibit until 30 September)
Where: Auditorium 3000, Embassy of Italy, Whitehaven Street NW, Washington DC
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/iic_washington/en/gli_eventi/calendario/2016/09/heritage-in-danger-the-centro-scavi.html
Contact: iicwashington@esteri.it

3. Heritage and Conflict: Syria’s battle to protect its past, Lecture, Edinburgh

Professor Maamoun Abdulkarim, Director-General of Antiquities and Museums, Arab Republic of Syria, will be speaking about heritage destruction and protection in modern Syria.

When: 25 August 2016, 20:00–21:30
Where: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh
Cost: £5/£10 charge at the door

More Info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/heritage-and-conflict-syrias-battle-to-protect-its-past-tickets-26874793230
Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/heritage-and-conflict-syrias-battle-to-protect-its-past-tickets-26874793230

4. Should the Elgin Marbles go to Athens, Talk, Edinburgh

Tiffany Jenkins will be speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival about debates in repatriation and about her new book.

When: 15 August 2016, 5:30–6:30 PM
Where: Charlotte Square Gardens, Studio Theatre, Edinburgh
Cost: £10/£12

More Info: https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/tiffany-jenkins

5. Arts Law Copyright + Contracts, Workshop, Alstonville, Australia

“Arts Law will walk you through owning and using your copyright, as well as creating copyright with other people and will talk about what happens if someone uses your copyright without your permission”

When: 25 August 2016, 10–12 PM
Where: Arts Northern Rivers, Old Tintenbar Chambers ,2/2 High Street, Alstonville
Cost: $35

More Info: http://artsnorthernrivers.com.au/arts-law-copyright-contracts/

6. Laugh Your Arts Off, Comedy Show, Sydney

A night of local standup to raise money for the work of Arts Law.

When: 11 August, 2016, 7:30–10:30 PM
Where: Giant Dwarf, 199 Cleveland St. Redfern, Sydney
Cost: £27

More Info: http://giantdwarf.com.au/events/laughyourartsoff2016/

7. Forced Collaboration, Exhibition, London

The show comprises three bodies of work, ‘Watermark Paintings’, ‘Internet Paintings’ and ‘Reflection Paintings’, each of which explores our relationship with art in the digital age – specifically how we choose to view it using the tools now available to us. The works are by Paul Stephenson

When: 5–28 August 2016
Where: 17 Osborn Street, London
Cost: Free

More Info: https://www.stolenspace.com/portfolio_page/paul-stephenson-forced-collaboration-2/
Contact: contact@stolenspace.com