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1. (Dis)empowered Museums, Call for Papers, Museological Review
The peer-reviewed “Museological Review”, run by the PhD Community at Leicester, is inviting submission to their journal issue on (Dis)empowered museums, specifically asking for contributions on such topics as repatriation, decolonisation, and contested histories. Certainly some interesting possibilities in there! Submissions from postgrads welcome.
When: 3 November 2018 deadline
Where: Museological Review
2. Third All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
The Art-Law Centre at the University of Geneva is having their third All Art and Cultural Heritage Law conference. I’ve been to the other two and they were fascinating. The theme this year is National Treasures: Limits to Private Property and Cross-Border Movements.
When: 10 November 2018; register by 30 October.
Where: Art-Law Centre, University of Geneva, Switzerland
3. Art Market and Due Diligence: Implementing the obvious, Conference, Zurich
Co-hosted by the University of Zurich’s Art Market Studies programme and the Kunstforum Zurich, this evening event will include participants: MARC SPIEGLER, Director Art Basel; ANNE LAURE BANDLE, Director Art Law Foundation; STEFAN PUTTAERT, Director Sotheby’s Zurich; VICTOR GISLER, Galerie Mai 36; CLAUDIUS OCHSNER, President of the Swiss Art Trading Association. Significantly more info available via email.
When: 29 October 2018; 17:00–21:00
Where: Schwarzescafé, Löwenbräu Areal Zurich
Cost: Free (?)
4. Archaeology PhD Proposal Competition/Workshop, University of Glasgow
The University of Glasgow is inviting submissions to it’s PhD Proposal Competition and Workshop. Potential PhD students with excellent first degrees and cutting edge research ideas are invited to submit their ideas and come to the PhD proposal workshop. Travel costs for the 10 best UK applicants to the workshop will be funded, though international students are encouraged to get in touch too. Why not do a project on antiquities trafficking? We have a number of researchers working in this field at Glasgow.
When: Workshop applications due 22 October; Workshop 9 November.
Where: Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow
5. The plight of Assyrian heritage: two contemporary art responses, Talk, London
The British Museum is hosting this as one of their 45 minute Gallery talks. No pre-booking needed
When: 15 November 2018, 13:15–14:00
Where: The British Museum, London
More Info: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar/event_detail.aspx?eventId=4758&title=The%20plight%20of%20Assyrian%20heritage:%20two%20contemporary%20art%20responses&eventType=Gallery%20talk
6. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art Business, Sotheby’s, London
A part time, permanent position to teach on Sotheby’s MA in Art Business programme. Among the contributions will be to their “Navigating the Art World” unit. PhD essential.
When: Apply by 29 October 2018.
Where: Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London
Pay: £38,000 to £55,000 (pro rata)
7. Junior Specialist (South Asian, Modern & Contemporary Art), Christie’s (location unclear
Among other things, this person’s responsibilites will include researching authenticity and provenance of consigned art.
When: Apply by 28 October 2018
Where: Christie’s Auction House, London
8. Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Job, Niobrara, Nebraska
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is looking for a historic preservation officer who, among other duties, will deal with issues related to looting and vandalism on tribal land and will be the Tribe’s point person on NAGPRA issues. Experience working with Native Americans a must and preference will be given to a member of a federally recognized tribe.
When: Closing date unknown
Where: Niobrara, Nebraska
Pay: $12.16 to $19.26 /hour
9. Project Manager (Provenance Index, Getty Research Institute), Job, Los Angeles
The Getty is looking for someone to work on their Provenance Index project which seeks to “reimagine the study of the history of collecting and provenance”.
When: Closing date unknown
Where: The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
More Info: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/3275/project-manager/job?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=710&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-420&jun1offset=-420
10. A Discussion on Cultural Heritage Preservation and Foreign Policy, Panel, Washington DC
A free, open special event at the Smithsonian where current and former ambassadors will share stories of cultural heritage partnerships and projects. Must RSVP
When: 24 October 2018, RSVP by 19 October
Where: Smithsonian Castle, Washington DC
More Info: https://eventactions.com/eareg.aspx?ea=Rsvp