Art Crime Research Opportunities: 31 October 2019


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. Heritage Protection in Urban Conflicts, Summer School, Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is hosting this exciting two week summer school for undergraduate and master’s students. “This course will focus on the humanitarian issue of ensuring the effective protection of our common cultural heritage during armed conflict”. Very interesting!

When: 3–14 August 2020
Where: University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Cost: Unknown

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2. Antiquities Trafficking Analyst, Job, New York City

The District Attorney’s Office of New York is looking for an Antiquities Trafficking Analyst. Master’s strongly preferred. Be a part of this exciting and expanding team.

When: ASAP Job closes mid November
Where: New York City
Pay: $48,909

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3. Stolen Antiquities and White Collar Crime: The Case of the Persian Guard, Talk, Pensacola, Florida

I’ll be in Pensacola speaking about crime and the antiquities trade. If you are in the area, please come say hello!

When: 21 November 2019
Where: Museum of Commerce, 201 E. Zaragoza St., Pensacola, Florida
Cost: Free

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4. From “leader to pariah”? On the Dutch restitution committee and the inclusion of the public interest in assessing Nazi-spoliated art claims, Lecture, London

Tabitha I. Oost will be talking on this interesting topic in an event hosted by Queen Mary University and the Institute of Art and Law

When: 12 November 2019, 17:30–19:00
Where: Room 3.1 Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 67-69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London
Cost: Free (Reservations Required)

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5. Refugee Art Dealers in Britain, Conference, London

The aim of this event is to explore the experiences, impact and significance of those art dealers who fled Nazi Europe and set up in the UK before or during the Second World War. It is co-organized by Sotheby’s Institute of Art and TIAMSA, The International Art Market Studies Association.

When: 2 November 2019, 15:00–19:15
Where: Sotheby’s Institute of Art, 30 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3EE
Cost: £10/£15

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6. Looted Music, Sources and Methodology, Workshop, Paris

The first workshop on this topic, it is meant to be a gathering of scholars working on or thinking about this issue.

When: 31 January 2020
Where: Sciences Po, Paris, France
Cost: Free

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7. Building a Responsible Art Market, Conference, Geneva

They will be launching their ‘“Guidelines for Experts Authenticating Works of Fine Art” and discussing the importance, challenges and limits of authentications from diverse art business perspectives. We will also cover national implementations of the 5th European Anti-Money Laundering Directive”

When: 31 January 2020
Where: Geneva, Switzerland
Cost: Unknown

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8. Provenance Specialist (Painting and Sculpture), Job, New York City

MoMA is looking for an art historian (or related) to work on provenance related to 19th and early 20th century works. Master’s required, PhD preferred, and you need to have an understanding of the WWII art market.

When: ASAP
Where: Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Pay: Unknown

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9. Finds Liaison Officer, Job, Oxfordshire

A specialist in the antiquities of the Oxford region is needed for this job recording finds for the Portable Antiquities Scheme and upholding the Treasure Act.

When: Closes 17 November 2019
Where: Museums Resource Centre, Witney, OX29 7QG, UK
Pay: £26,999 – £29,636

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