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1. 20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future, Conference, Berlin
Sponsored by the German Lost Art Foundation, a conference reflecting on advances in the recovery of Nazi-looted art since 1998. Some ver interesting provenance workshops on the 28th.
When: 26–28 November
Where: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
More Info: https://www.kulturgutverluste.de/Content/02_Aktuelles/EN/Foundation-Events/2018_20-years-washington-principles/Specialist-Conference-20-Years-Washington-Principles-Roadmap-for-the-Future.html
2. Art Market and Art Collecting from 1900 to the Present, Conference and CFP, Berlin and Paris
Two conferences associated on the art market and collecting looking for papers and attendees.
When: Paper submissions by 14 September 2018; Berlin dates 8-10 November; Paris dates 11-13 March.
Where: Berlin and Paris
More Info: https://www.fokum.org/en/deutsch-franzoesisches-forschungsprogramm/
3. Art-Related Dispute Resolution, Conference, Berlin
The Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit is focused on art disputes including provenance research, Nazi looted art, etc.
When: 25–26 September 2018
Where: Hotel de Rome, Behrenstr. 37, 10117 Berlin
More Info: http://www.disarb.org/files/veranstaltungen/445/DIS%20Autumn%20Conference%202018%20-%20PROGRAMME.pdf
4. Assistant Collections Manager, Job, Cleveland, Ohio
Part time position in the Department of Cultural Anthropology with duties include liaison with Native American groups in regard to NAGPRA.
Where: Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio
More Info: https://www.cmnh.org/about-the-museum/employment/assistant-collections-manager
5. Cataloguer (Impressionist & Modern Art), Job, New York
Christies seeks a researcher to work on art bibliographies and provenance for Core Impressionist and Modern Art sales.
When: 16 September 2018
Where: Christie’s Auction House, New York
More Info: https://christies.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2310&site=1&sType=Indeed
6. Cultural Repatriation Assistant, Job, Michigan
The Sault Tribe is looking for an assistant for their Cultural Repatriation Specialist for action to be taken through NAGPRA.
When: 25 September 2018
Where: Sault Tribe, Michigan
More Info: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=567d0b55208857f9&q=museum+repatriation&l=United+States&tk=1cn9c52e40g6r071&from=web&vjs=3
7. Dr. Sarah Parcak on GlobalXplorer, Lecture, Birmingham, Alabama
Dr Parcak will be speaking about her crowd sourcing, anti-antiquities-looting platform.
When: 18 October, 5:30–7:30 PM
Where: Cahaba Brewing Company, 4500 5th Ave South Building C, Birmingham, Alabama
Cost: $15/$20 (early bird includes a drink!)
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bham-now-bold-speaker-series-dr-sarah-parcak-globalxplorer-tickets-50006539907?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_term=viewmyevent_button
8. Finds Liaison Officer, Job, Berkshire
Part time Portable Antiquities Scheme based at the West Berkshire Museum
When: 24 September 2018
Where: Newbury, UK
Pay: £22401 to £28221
More Info: https://ats-westberkshire.jobsgopublic.com/vacancies/view/73311?utm_campaign=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_source=Indeed
9. Repatriation Compliance Coordinator, Job, New Haven
Yale is looking for someone to take on repatriation compliance duties for Anthropology collections at their Peabody Museum.
Where: Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
More Info: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25053&siteid=5248#jobDetails=1267129_5248
10. Research Associate (Repatriation Osteologist), Job, Knoxville, Tennessee
Full time Repatriation Osteologist job at the University of Tennessee with responsibilities including NAGPRA compliance.
Where: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
More Info: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_knoxville/jobdetail.ftl?job=159566
11. Research Specialist (Collections Division), Job, Tucson, Arizona
A full time research position to assist the admin and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act.
Where: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
More Info: https://uacareers.com/postings/32221
12. Researcher (Old Master Paintings), Job, New York
Catalogue research for the auction house’s Old Master sales including provenance checking and liaising with the Restitution department.
Where: Sotheby’s, New York
More Info: https://careers-sothebys.icims.com/jobs/2765/researcher%2c-old-master-paintings/job?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=980&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=0&jun1offset=60
13. The Future of Nazi Looted Art Recovery in the US and Abroad, Conference, Los Angeles
A conference focused on issues related to Nazi-looted art featuring museum folks, lawyers, researchers, and art dealers
When: 26 September 2018
Where: Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Cost: $145/$30 for students
More Info: http://www.nazistolenart.com/