Opportunities: 27 Nov 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. College of Social Sciences PhD Scholarship, University of Glasgow

Glasgow will be supporting 20 fully-funded PhD places for Home/EU/International students starting 2017-2018. These are incredibly competitive, but if you are an exceptional student with an exceptional project idea in a social science-focued area of heritage, art, antiquities, (e.g. anything crime/protection), get in touch now.

When: 3 February 2017
Where: University of Glasgow, Scotland
Pay: Fees, stipend, and research support grant provided

More Info: http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/socialsciences/studentfundingopportunities/postgraduateresearch/
Contact: donna.yates@glasgow.ac.uk

2. Accepting and Holding Objects “in Trust” – an International and Interdisciplinary Perspective, Conference Call for Papers, Vienna

“The question the conference aims to rise is how libraries, archives, museums, and Jewish institutions deal with cultural property or looted property held “in trust”.”

When: 19 December
Where: Vienna University Library, Vienna, Austria
Cost: Unknown

More Info: https://provenienzforschungstagung2017.univie.ac.at/en/
Contact: provenienzforschung.ub@univie.ac.at

3. Provenance and Collection Research, Colloquium, Munich

A series of interesting talks about provenance and looted art.

When: 30 November 2016
Where: Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.lootedart.com/S3UVDB245171

4. Looted Art as Realm of Memory, Workshop, Berlin

The workshop will deal with the phenomenon of publishing looted art, i.e. lost works of art and cultural assets during World War II, and it will scrutinize newest research on the provenance and restitution of looted art.

When: 14–16 December 2016
Where: Centre for Historical Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Majakowskiring 47, D-13156 Berlin
Cost: Unknown

More Info: http://www.lootedart.com/RRX2E1854981
Contact: malgorzata.quinkenstein@cbh.pan.pl