Opportunities: 7 July 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. Medieval panels return event, Torbryan, Devon

The medieval panels were stolen in 2013, recovered and are now restored. The village is holding a medieval midsummer celebration to welcome them back

When: 9 July 2016
Where: Torbryan near Totnes, Devon, UK
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/welcome-home-party-for-church-s-stolen-screens/story-29458667-detail/story.html

2. Provenance and Due Diligence in a Global Context, Course, London

This course, taught through Christies Education by Dr Christa Roodt, focuses on how provenance research helps to remove impediments arising from lack of information about works of art and cultural objects for sale.

When: 14–15 July 2016
Where: London
Cost: £140

More Info: http://www.christies.edu/about-us/conference2016/Explore3

3. Destruction and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage, Short Course, Heidelberg

This short course for PhD students in a diverse range of fields will focus on up-to-date information about the destruction and reconstruction of cultural heritage.

When: 20 July 2016 (applications due by)
Where: Heidelberg Center for Cultural Heritage, Heidelberg University
Cost: Free. Travel and accommodation expenses covered by organisers.

More Info: http://www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-31320

4. The Destruction of Memory, Film Screening, Scottsdale

The Arizona premiere of this film that describes the unprecedented destruction of humanity’s patrimony in Iraq and Syria. There will also be a Q&A.

When: 21 July 2016
Where: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona
Cost: $7/$4

More Info: https://www.smoca.org/event/the-destruction-of-memory/
Register: http://tickets.scottsdalearts.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=8321