Art Crime Research Opportunities: 6 February 2020


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. Importance of Provenance in Legal Matters and Ownership Disputes, Talk, New York

Leila A. Amineddoleh will be speaking about the importance of provenance research in the resolution of art disputes.

When: 18 February 2020 5–6 PM
Where: Music Room, The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, New York
Cost: Free

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2. Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation Annual Conference, New York

The LCCHP conference focuses on ” the most important issues of the practice of cultural heritage facing us today and those we will face in the future.”

When: 13 March 2020
Where: Fordham University School of Law, New York City
Cost: $50/165/225

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3. MACCH Annual Conference: Trust and Transparency in Art and Heritage Practices, Maastricht

Join my colleagues and I here in Maastricht at the annual conference right at the end of TEFAF. A great line up of speakers and an exciting event in my new home!

When: 15–17 March 2020
Where: Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Cost: Free

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4. The Art of Art Recovery: Recovering Stolen and Looted Works of Art, Talk, Sarasota

Christopher A. Marinello will be speaking at New College about his work related to art crime, particularly Nazi-looted art.

When: 20 February 2020, 5:30 PM
Where: New College’s Mildred Sainer Auditorium, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, Florida
Cost: $15

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5. Vastari Collection Report Launch, London

Vastari’s The ‘Global Collector Trends’ and the ‘Finances Behind Collecting’ reports will be launched at the Museum of London. Probably pretty interesting to drop in on, and there is breakfast.

When: 31 March 2020
Where: Museum of London, London, UK
Cost: Free (?)

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6. Violated National Heritage: Theft, Trafficking and Restitution, Conference, London

“This conference, with a dynamic list of international speakers, will address how collecting has developed since the 16th century, and how, over the centuries, it has been regulated, even circumvented in various ways. It will also look beyond the boundaries of legal trade of art and artefacts to consider how the criminal orbit operates, how heritage-rich countries confront the trafficking of their patrimony and how museums are involved in such debates.”

When: 17 March 2020
Where: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Cost: £0 – £13.52

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