We’ve been awarded a large NWO grant to study manipulation of value of high value unique goods.
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Posted on 8 March 2023
Art Crime, Repatriation, Antiquities Trafficking Book List
Posted on 16 February 2023
A spreadsheet of books about cultural heritage crime and related things
New Book: Art Crime in Context
Posted on 13 February 2023
Edited by Naomi Oosterman and me!
Financing of terrorism and the market for cultural goods
Posted on 6 January 2023
The text of a short talk I gave for a Latin America-focused workshop
Lyon’s Musee des Confluences has just “delayed” the display of T. rex “Ryker”
Posted on 24 November 2022
The T. rex drama continues.
WHOA! Christie’s halted the Shen T. rex sale!
Posted on 21 November 2022
…and we predicted disruption!
Dino Desire: Two T.rex for Sale
Posted on 18 November 2022
Artified fossils, desirescapes, and selling the unvaluable
The Peer Review Crisis: A Commitment and a Request
Posted on 27 October 2022
I’m here to peer review, but only if the submission is ready for reviewing
(Not) Self Plagiarism and Copy+Pasting Core Background Text
Posted on 22 October 2022
I’ve run out of new ways to describe antiquities trafficking background so I’m going to stop trying
New Paper: Creative compliance, neutralization techniques, and palaeontological ethics
Posted on 12 October 2022
Available Open Access from The Geological Curator
Same Names, Different Schemes
Posted on 10 October 2022
If you wait long enough, the same names turn up in art crime/fraud accusations again and again.