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1. Human Rights and Cultural Heritage: A New Paradigm, Conference, Chicago
Hosted by the DePaul University College of Law’s Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law, including a screening of The Destruction of Memory.
When: 1–2 November 2017
Where: DePaul University, 1 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago
Cost: Free–$150 depending on student status and if you are seeking CLE
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/human-rights-and-cultural-heritage-a-new-paradigm-tickets-37499768818
2. Author Talk: The Orpheus Clock, Lecture, Detroit
Simon Goodman, author of The Orpheus Clock, will speak about his family’s quest to recover art stolen during the Holocaust.
When: 15 October 2017, 1:30 PM
Where: Detroit Institute of Arts
More Info: https://www.dia.org/orpheus
3. Policing white-collar crime and organised crime in international markets in trafficked cultural objects, Public Lecture, Toronto
Prof. Simon Mackenzie will be giving a public lecture about his research into antiquities trafficking.
When: 6 November 2017, 7–8:30pm
Where: Wilfred Laurier University, Toronto
More Info: http://traffickingculture.org/news/mackenzie-giving-a-public-lecture-on-white-collar-and-organised-crime-and-antiquities-trafficking-at-wlu-toronto-6-november/
4. Holocaust Memorial Museum Annual Fellowship Competition, Washington DC
Fellowships for international and US scholars to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust, including work on art theft and restitution.
When: Applications due 15 November 2017
Where: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC
Stipend: up to $3,700 per month
More Info: https://www.ushmm.org/research/competitive-academic-programs/fellowship-competition