Art Crime Research Opportunities: 28 April 2020


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 NOW ONLINE!

This summer school will now be offered ONLINE. There’s also an extension of the registration deadline to June. I’ll be guest teaching on this.

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, Apply by 1 June
Where: Online (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Cost: See:

More Info:Æk0102su/2019-2020

2. Heritage and International Relations, Call for Papers

This interesting call for papers for the journal Locus looks for contribution at the intersection between international relations and cultural heritage. There are a lot of exciting possibilities here. Although the call is in Portuguese (you can change the language at the top), submissions are welcome in English.

When: Submit by 30 June 2020
Where: Locus: Revista de história
Cost: N/A

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3. Revisiting Appropriated Heritage in the Light of Inclusive Partnerships?, Call for Papers, Lausanne, Switzerland

This interesting conference seeks to examine provenance research, restitution, and partnerships with countries in a number of interesting ways in conjunction with the exhibition ” Exotic? Switzerland Looking Outward in the Age of Enlightenment”; I’m thinking about submitting an abstract.

When: Abstract submission by 31 May 2020
Where: Palais de Rumine, Lausanne, Switzerland
Cost: Accepted submissions will have transport and accomodation paid.

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4. Do Archaeologists Have an Ethical Obligation to Report Looting?, Live Debate, Online

The Antiquities Coalition is hosting a live debate around the question “You’re a field archaeologist, you watch a looter walk away with artifacts — and you don’t report the looting. Are you in the wrong?” With Blythe Calestrieri, Luis Jaime Castillo, Ramadan Badry Hussein, and Luigi Marini. Sign up to watch and participate.

When: 29 April 2020, 11am EST
Where: Online
Cost: Free

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