Opportunities: 29 Sept 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. Art, Crime and Criminals: Painting Fresh Pictures of Art Theft, Fraud and Plunder, Workshop, London

The second AHRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop on aspects of Art Crime will focus specifically on fakes and fraud.

When: 16 January 2017, 9:30–18:00
Where: Royal United Services Institute for Defence & Security Studies (RUSI) 61 Whitehall, London
Cost: Free

More Info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/second-ahrc-workshop-art-crime-and-criminals-painting-fresh-pictures-of-art-theft-fraud-and-plunder-tickets-26981999888?invite=&err=29&referrer=&discount=&affiliate=&eventpassword=

2. Protecting the Past, Conference, Sulaimani, Iraq

Organised by EAMENA in collaboration with the American University of Sulaimani and University of Sulaimani, 30 international experts will discuss challenges facing Iraq’s heritage

When: 30–31 October 2016
Where: The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.protectingthepast.com/

3. 21 Rue La Boetie, Exhibition, Liege

The exhibition honours dealer Paul Rosenberg who supported some of the greatest early 20th century artists and who lost much of his collection to the Nazis.

When: 22 September 2016–29 January 2017
Where: La Boverie, Parc de la Boverie à 4020 Liège
Cost: €17/14/12

More Info: http://www.21ruelaboetie.com/

4. Collecting Asia, Symposium, Leiden

Part of Leiden Asia Year, “the symposium Collecting Asia will describe this history of Asian Leiden connections and is meant to showcase that Leiden doesn’t only offer written (digitised) sources but also a wealth of material culture to study the continent. More than that, it will also look at current heritage practices taking place at the Asian continent.”

When: 17 March 2017
Where: National Museum of Antiquities, Rapenburg 28, Leiden
Cost: Free (?)

More Info: http://leidenasiayear.nl/event/archeology-of-asia-history-and-future/

5. Treasure Trove Unit Finds Day, Event, Glasgow

The public is invited to bring any Scottish finds of archaeological or historic material to the Kelvingrove Museum for registry with the Treasure Trove Unit.

When: 29 October 2016, 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Where: The Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow
Cost: Free

More Info: https://twitter.com/TTUScotland/status/728137300048154625/photo/1