Art Crime Research Opportunities: 19 November 2018


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. Lecturer in Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime, Job, University of Glasgow

Come work with me! We are hiring for a 5 year teaching position for an expert in any aspect of antiquities trafficking or art and heritage crime. From forgery to iconoclasm, from smuggling to repatriation. Open to people with all sorts of disciplinary backgrounds, and we have some great possibilities for expanding this role into research. This position can support a UK visa. Please email me at for more details. Tell your friends.

When: Apply by 2 December
Where: University of Glasgow, Scotland
Cost: Pay: £35,210 – £39,610/£43,266 – £50,132 per annum (pro rata)

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2. The Moral Museum: Understanding everyday ethics, Conference Call for Papers, Aberdeen, Scotland

A conference on museum ethics in the 21st century with a very open call for papers on this broad topic

When: Proposals by 21 December
Where: University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
Cost: N/A

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3. Stolen Past Lost Future, Panel Discussion, Heidelberg

A collection of spectacular speakers for the opening of and panel discussion about this exhibition about the illicit trafficking in cultural objects.

When: 1 December 2018, 14:00 (panel)
Where: Foyer Neue, Heidelberg University, Germany
Cost: Free

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4. Provenance Researcher (Asian Art), Job, Washington DC

The Smithsonian’s Freer/Sackler museum is looking for a part time researcher to help clarify ownership histories of Asian art that may have had a dubious change of ownership during WWII.

When: Apply ASAP, January Start
Where: Freer/Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington DC
Cost: Pay: $44,650

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