Opportunities: 25 Aug 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 Cost of Preserving Heritage, BBC Newshour live taping, Edinburgh

Join me (Donna Yates) and my fellow panellists, including Dr Maamoun Abdulkarim, Director General of Antiquities and Museums in Syria and Juliana Forero, external advisor for WHITRAP, as we discuss the more difficult aspects of preserving heritage, especially during conflict. This is a live taping of a show for the BBC World Service.

When: 25 August 2016, 18:00–20:00
Where: George Heriot’s School, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
Cost: Free

More Info: http://traffickingculture.org/news/donna-yates-to-appear-on-newshour-extra-panel-live-taping-in-edinburgh-on-25-august/
Register: http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/date/edfest16_newshour

2. Chasing Portraits, Book giveaway, Online

Enter to win one of 10 copies of Elizabeth Rynecki’s ‘Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter’s Quest for her Lost Art Legacy”.

When: Enter by 31 August 2016
Where: Online
Cost: N/A

More Info: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/199671-chasing-portraits-a-great-granddaughter-s-quest-for-her-lost-art-legacy

3. Student Competition, NZ Art Crime Symposium, Wellington

Five students will be awarded free registration to the symposium. Entrants are asked to contact the symposium and, in 200 words or less, discuss what they are studying and why they wish to attend.

When: due 10 September 2016
Where: Wellington
Cost: N/A

More Info: https://artcrime.nz/symposium-2016/
Contact: artcrimenz@gmail.com

4. New Zealand Art Crime Symposium, Wellington

“The Symposium will bring together leading academics and researchers for an innovative and ground-breaking one-day Symposium, covering many aspects of art crime both in New Zealand and beyond”

When: 15 October 2016
Where: City Gallery, Wellington
Cost: 78/63 NZD

More Info: https://artcrime.nz/symposium-2016/
Register: https://planmyevent.eventsair.com/artcrime2016the-symposium/art-crime-2016-registration/Site/Register