Opportunities: 12 May 2016


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. The importance of repatriation of ancestral remains to Māori of New Zealand, Lecture, Moray, Scotland

Te Herekiekie Herewini, repatriation manager for New Zealand’s national museum, and the museum’s marae coordinator Hema Temarawill be discussing the history of the Maori remains trade in light of the recent return of Maori heads from the Scottish museum.

When: 16 May 2016, 3:30–4:30
Where: Falconer Museum, Moray, Scotland
Cost: Free

More Info: http://falconermuseum.co.uk/event/the-importance-of-repatriation-of-ancestral-remains-to-maori-of-new-zealand/

2. Keeping Their Marbles, Lecture, Buxton

Tiffany Jenkins will be speaking at the Buxton Festival about debates in repatriation and about her new book.

When: 15 July 2016, 10:15–11:15 AM
Where: Gardens Marquee, Buxton Festival
Cost: £10.50

More Info: http://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk/literary-series/tiffany-jenkins/

3. Fragile Heritage, Lectures and Panels, York

The York Festival of Ideas has a day devoted to the theme Fragile Heritage with panels focused on “Cultural Heritage and the Islamic State”, “Cultural Heritage: Why Does It Matter?”, “Who are the Custodians of Cultural Heritage?”, and “Preserving Cultural Heritage: What Can We Do?”. Please book tickets.

When: 19 June 2016
Where: Ron Cook Hub, University of York 11:00 AM– 6:30 PM
Cost: Free

More Info: http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2016/themes/heritage/

4. Protezione dei Beni Culturali in area di crisi, Seminar, Piazzola sul Brenta

This seminar, dedicated to aspects of protection of cultural heritage during crisis situations, is being convened by Dr Barbara Caranza.

When: 23 May 2016
Where: Centro di Restauro A. Mantegna, Biblioteca Comunale di Piazzola sul Brenta
Cost: Unknown

More Info: http://www.archeomatica.it/formazione/seminario-sulla-protezione-dei-beni-culturali-in-area-di-crisi