Opportunities: 26 November 2015


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

Please let me know of any opportunities to announce.

Be sure to sign up for the Opportunities List.

1. Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics, London

“An intensive, interactive course from the Institute of Art and Law designed to introduce both art professionals and lawyers to the specific legal risks and safeguards that underpin all art transactions.”

When: 6 February–16 July (Saturdays), 2016
Where: Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London
Cost: £1800

More Info: http://www.ial.uk.com/DipAPLE.php

2. Art Law Mixer: Exploring Fair and Just Solutions, London

Hosted by the Center for Art Law, the event will feature Evelien Campfens, former director of the Dutch Restitutions Committee. There will be wine and cheese.

When: 2 December, 18:00–20:00
Where: Stephen Ongpin Dine Art, 6 Masons Yard, London
Cost: £20/£15

More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-law-mixer-exploring-fair-and-just-solutions-tickets-19384958934

3. Monuments Men and Their Legacy, Public Lecture, Greenburg, PA

Louis Rorimer will speak about his father’s work with the Monuments Men during WWII. His father, James Rorimer, was a former director of the Met Museum and is depicted in the film Monuments Men by Matt Damon.

When: 8 December 2015, 7:00 pm
Where: Ferguson Theater, University of Pittsburgh, 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, PA
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.greensburg.pitt.edu/event/vas-presents-monuments-men-and-their-legacy

4. The Monuments Women, Lecture, Truro, Nova Scotia

Dr. Kirrily Freeman will talk about Capt. Edith Standen and her work to safeguard artworks in Europe during WWII. Wasn’t just “Men”, folks.

When: 26 November, 7:30 pm
Where: Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro
Cost: Free

More Info: http://colchesterhistoreum.ca/uncategorized/thursday-november-26-at-730-pm-the-monuments-women-capt-edith-standen-and-the-restitution-of-looted-art/

5. Crimes Against Heritage: Risk and Protection (Crims contra el Patrimoni. Riscos i protecció), Seminar, Girona, Spain

The Catalan Institute of Cultural Heritage Research is holding an all-day seminar on the protection of cultural property. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. Thanks to David Casares for letting me know about this.

When: 4 December 2015
Where: Caixa Forum Girona. Fontana d’Or Carrer Ciutadans, 19, Girona
Cost: Free; please register as space is limited

More Info: http://icrpc.cat/cat/seminaris/crims-contra-el-patrimoni-riscos-i-proteccio-.html

6. Fight Against The Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods (Lucha contra el Tráfico Ilícito de Bienes Culturales), Meeting, Madrid, Spain

This is the 4th professional meeting on the topic organised by the Office for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and will focus on the Spanish penal code as it relates to the protection of cultural goods. Thanks to David Casares for letting me know about this.

When: 14–15 December 2015
Where: Auditorio de la Secretaría de Estado de Cultura
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.mecd.gob.es/cultura-mecd/areas-cultura/patrimonio/mc/lctibbcc/lctibbcc2015/inicio.html