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1. Heritage & Pandemics: Designing Strategies for Future Development, Webinar
“The Indonesian Heritage Trust, the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Culture in Crisis Programme and the International National Trusts Organisation will together host a two-part interactive event, exploring the Asian heritage sector’s response to urban development in the wake of COVID-19.”
When: 5–6 October 2020; 10–11 BST
2. Education & illicit trafficking of cultural goods, Webinar
Hosted by the NETCHER project, Students from a range of disciplines such as Art, Archaeology, Art History, Ancient History, Culture, Law are invited to come to hear and see renowned academics and specialists share their deep knowledge of their specialist subjects, and share some notable testimonies on heritage trafficking.
When: 13 October 2020; 11 AM CEST
3. Provenance Research on North Rhine-Westphalia, PhD Scholarship, Bonn, Germany
The Research Center for Provenance Research, Art and Cultural Property Protection Law at Bonn University seeks proposals for a funded doctoral project focused on provenance research with a theme tied to the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
When: Apply by 18 October 2020
Where: University of Bonn, Germany
Pay: €1400/month, for 3 years
4. Combating the Abuse of Art and Antiquities: The Financial Crimes Task Force Report, Webinar
Hosted by The Antiquities Coalition, this panel offers “insight into how the U.S. government, art, and financial sectors can work together to combat financial crimes via cultural property.”
When: 24 September 2020; 13:00 EST
More Info: https://info.amlrightsource.com/aml-voices-combating-the-abuse-of-art-and-antiquities-the-financial-crimes-task-force-report?emci=7d7dfbd4-b8f9-ea11-99c3-00155d039e74&emdi=1bc3877d-c4f9-ea11-99c3-00155d039e74&ceid=6118878
5. The 1995 UNIDROIT Convention 25th Anniversary Conference, Online and Rome
This conference “will attempt to take stock of the achievements of the 1995 Convention, raise awareness of the importance of uniform laws for the restitution and return of cultural objects, strengthen synergies between other international instruments and other areas of UNIDROIT’s work”
When: 8–9 October 2020
Where: Online; limited on-site capacity in Rome
6. “Collecting Today”, PhD Scholarships, Cologne
The folks at the University of Cologne and the Museum of Contemporary Art Siegen are inviting PhD proposals for funded PhD positions on contemporary collecting of art. Have a look at the suggested projects.
When: 23 October 2020
Where: Graduate School for the Humanities, University of Cologne
7. Collaborative Projects on Provenance Research in Germany, Seminar, Paris
Reports from the “Provenance Research in Non-European Collections and Ethnology in Lower Saxony (PAESE)” and the “Digital Benin. Reconnecting Royal Art Treasures” projects.
When: 15 October 2020, 18:30
Where: National Institute of Art History – Colbert Gallery, Giorgio Vasari Room 2, rue Vivienne or 6 rue des Petits Champs – 75002 Paris; unclear if there is an online component
More Info: https://agenda.inha.fr/events/en-allemagne-des-projets-collaboratifs-sur-la-recherche-de-provenance?nc=eyJpbmRleCI6MSwidG90YWwiOjQsInNlYXJjaCI6eyJ0YWdzIjpbInBhcmNvdXJzLWRvYmpldHMtZXR1ZGVzLWRlLXByb3ZlbmFuY2UtZGVzLWNvbGxlY3Rpb25zLWRhcnQtZXh0cmEtb2NjaWRlbnRhbCJdfX0%3D