Opportunities: 15 Sept 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. By Any Other’s Name: A Conference on Law, Authorship, and Appropriation, Baton Rouge

"This conference will bring together scholars, performers, and students to discuss law and authorship in the face of challenges issued by artists who engage in appropriation—the practice of taking the works of others to rethink or recreate new works."

When: 28–29 October 2016
Where: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Cost: Unknown

More Info: https://lawlit.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/call-for-papers-conference-on-law.html
Contact: christine.corcos@law.lsu.edu

2. The wildLIFE Project, Exhibition, Norfolk, Virginia

"This captivating installation looks at the plight of two great animals of Africa, the elephant and the rhinoceros, and the carnage left behind by poaching and the illegal ivory trade."

When: 22 September–15 January
Where: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Pl, Norfolk, Virginia
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.chrysler.org/exhibitions/wendy-maruyama/

3. Wendy Maruyama on The wildLIFE Project, Talk, Norfolk Virginia.

Maruyama will talk about her installation at the Chrysler Museum which looks at the illegal trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn.

When: 25 September, 2:00 PM
Where: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Pl, Norfolk, Virginia
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.chrysler.org/exhibitions/wendy-maruyama/

4. The Face of the Lord of Sipán, Presentation, Lima

The reconstructed face of the Lord of Sipán will be presented at an event in partnership with the Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. This tomb was site to one of the most infamous antiquities looting incidents.

When: 21 September
Where: Centro de Convenciones de Telefónica , Lima
Cost: Free (?)

More Info: http://publimetro.pe/actualidad/noticia-senor-sipan-especialistas-presentaran-su-rostro-reconstruido-50272?ref=ecr

5. Art Law Study Forum, Panel and discussion, London

This Institute of Art Law study forum will cover "war and cultural heritage, underwater finds, art insurance, Nazi-looted art, art recovery and more." Speakers include Sir Derek Plumbly (former British Ambassador to Egypt and Lebanon), Tony Baumgartner (partner, Clyde & Co), Paul Stevenson (barrister, Church of England), Charlotte Woodhead (Warwick University) and Dick Ellis (former head of the Art & Antiques unit of the Metropolitan Police).

When: 8 October 2016
Where: Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London
Cost: £72/£144

More Info: http://www.ial.uk.com/events/study-forum/
Register: http://www.ial.uk.com/product/study-forum/

6. Diploma in Law and Collections Management, Course, London

This course, aimed at museum personnel, is provided by the Institute of Art Law. "The key emphasis will be on the practical and pragmatic use of legal tools to improve the running and development of museums, their collections and their collaborative exhibition programmes."

When: 17–21 October 2016
Where: Clyde & Co LLP, St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London
Cost: £1200

More Info: http://www.ial.uk.com/courses/diploma-in-law-and-collections-management/
Contact: info@ial.uk.com

7. Sized art forgeries, exhibition, Zagreb

57 paintings will be on display in the police museums representing the largest exhibition of forgeries in Croatia.

When: Opening 27 September
Where: MUP Museum, Ulica grada Vukovara 33 , Zagreb
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.telegram.hr/zivot/mup-priprema-izlozbu-najvecih-krivotvorinama-koje-su-zaplijenili-dali-su-nam-da-prije-malo-skicnemo/
Contact: muzej@mup.hr