Opportunities: 2 Feb 2017


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. Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime, FREE online Course

We’re running our totally free 3 week online course on art and antiquities related crime. It’s low-key, move at your own pace, and mostly video and case-study based. Why not join us?

When: 6 February 2017
Where: Online
Cost: Free

More Info: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/art-crime
Contact: donna.yates@glasgow.ac.uk

2. Looted Art, Nazism, and Fascism, Symposium, NYC

What looks to be a very interesting event with provenance and restitution specialists discussing the return of Nazi-looted art. Open to all.

When: 8 February 2017
Where: The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York
Cost: Free

More Info: http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/looted-art-nazism-and-fascism
Register: http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/node/1364/register?utm_source=The+Italian+Academy&utm_campaign=0bf82ea442-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_10_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a11ef674b0-0bf82ea442-216437609

3. Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop, Washington DC

The American Association of Museum Directors is hosting this advanced workshop for up to 30 participants at the National Archives and Records Administration in June. You need a museum affiliation to attend, first 20 qualified applicants get a travel stipend.

When: 10 March 2017, deadline to apply
Where: NARA, Washington DC
Cost: $175 ($500 stipends available)

More Info: https://aamd.org/our-members/from-the-field/nazi-era-provenance-workshop-0
Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUnoYDnvzO9IZYG4CwuZAq8WVxbCV0vJds5g_vKeDIM524IA/viewform?c=0&w=1

4. Fight Against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property and promotion of its restitution in Central America, Seminar, Dominican Republic and Costa Rica

Seminars for University students about antiquities smuggling in Latin America. Specific details about attending these seminars should be directed towards the contact.

When: 13–28 February 2017
Where: Costa Rica (San José), Dominican Republic
Cost: Unknown

More Info: http://en.unesco.org/events/university-seminars-fight-against-illicit-trafficking-cultural-property-and-promotion-its
Contact: m.martell@unesco.org

5. OTHERWISE. Rethinking Museums and Heritage, Call for Conf Abstracts, Berlin

Late stage PhDs and early career researchers are being sot to contribute to this conference with the possibility of at €300/€800 travel bursary.

When: 15 February 2017 abstracts due
Where: Humboldt University, Berlin
Cost: N/A

More Info: http://www.carmah.berlin/events/call-for-proposals-world-cafe-section-of-the-2017-carmah-conference-otherwise-rethinking-museums-and-heritage/
Contact: carmah-conference@hu-berlin.de

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

A great antipodean offering from the Institute of Art & Law with full days focused on such topics at Repatriation and Restitution, Art and Cultural Property Law, and Intellectual Property; space limited

When: 27–31 March 2017
Where: Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 5000 Harris Street, Ultimo
Cost: $2,200

More Info: https://registrars.org.au/event/diploma-in-law-and-collections-management/
Contact: nustundag@museum.vic.gov.au