Opportunities: 9 March 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. Mona Lisa is Missing, Film, Chicago

“The award-winning documentary tells the untold tale of one of history’s highest-profile art thefts.”

When: 17 March 2017, 7:00pm
Where: Community Center at Casa Italia, 3800 Division St., Stone Park, Chicago
Cost: minimum $5 donation

More Info: http://casaitaliachicago.org/arts/cinema/
Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eduz9ys3c8723e33&oseq=&c=&ch=

2. A Journey Across Time, Conference, Tunis

French Archaeological Mission to Libya is organising this conference aimed at protecting Libyan heritage under threat.

When: 11–12 March 2017
Where: Institut français de Tunisie, 20-22 avenue de Paris, Tunis
Cost: Free (?)

More Info: http://www.institutfrancais-tunisie.com/?q=node%2F13654

3. Art Roster 5th Annual Forgery Show, Exhibition, Mount Shasta, CA

Various painters will produce ‘forgeries’ of famous paintings whick will be on display.

When: 1 April–29 April 2017
Where: Snow Creek Studio, Mount Shasta, CA
Cost: Free

More Info: http://events.redding.com/mtshasta/events/art-roster-5th-annual-forgery-show-/E0-001-100955407-0

4. Culture At Risk: Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property, Symposium, Stockholm

This amazing collection of speakers will be speaking about the looting and trafficking of antiquities generally and will focus in on the situation in Syria and Iraq. Don’t to be missed.

When: 31 March 2017, 10:00–18:00
Where: Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.varldskulturmuseerna.se/en/research-collections/illicit-trafficking-of-cultural-property/calender/syria-and-iraq-culture-at-risk-illicit-trafficking-of-cultural-property/
Contact: konferens@medelhavsmuseet.se

5. Collection in the Space of Culture, Call for Conference Papers, Kaliningrad, Russia

“The Conference will explore topics dealing with the formation, conservation and dispersal of museum and private collections in the culture of past and present. We invite museum professionals, private collectors, academics and researchers to share ideas and case studies results concerning the Conference theme.”

When: 30 March 2017 (proposals due)
Where: Kaliningrad Amber Regional Museum, Russia
Cost: €30 (registration)

More Info: http://www.csc2017.ambermuseum.ru/en/
Contact: ambermuseum.conf@gmail.com

6. Heritage Across Borders, Call For Papers, Hangzhou, China

The 4th Biennial Conference of the Association for Critical Heritage Studies specifically has a call for papers and sessions related to Heritage Trafficking. Should be a very interesting conference.

When: 31 March 2017, submission deadline
Where: Zhejiang University, Huangzhou, China
Cost: Unknown

More Info: http://www.2018achs.com/#/
Contact: 2018achs@zju.edu.cn