Art Crime Research Opportunities: 17 August 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. Hourly Lecturer in Art Law, Job, London

Kingston University is looking for an adjunct lecturer to tech Art Law on their MA in Art Market and Appraisal. Hours not over 8 a week, unclear if it can be distance.

When: Apply by 23 August 2020
Where: Kingston University, London
Pay: £20.39 (including London Weighting, not including holiday pay)

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2. Behind the Scenes of Art Museum Security and Theft, Lecture, Online

John Barelli, Former Chief Security Officer at the Met Museum, will discuss museum security and his behind-the-scenes outlook.

When: 18 August 2020, 6-7pm EDT
Where: Online
Cost: Free/$10/$8/$5

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3. Who Knows? Who Should Know? Indigenous Knowledge and Provenance Research, Lecture, Online

Prof Paul Turnbull will be speaking on this topic in an Australian context while considering “culturally important artefacts from European museums”. This website is in German but the event is in English. You must register by 21 August to attend.

When: 24 August 2020, 6pm CEST
Where: Online
Cost: Free

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4. Book Provenance Researchers (2), Job, Frankfurt

Be part of an important project to investigate the library’s holdings for books wrongly acquired during and after WWII. Book provenance research. German language required, with preference given to applicants who have English, Latin, and French ability.

When: Apply by 18 August
Where: Christian Senckenbert University Library, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Cost: Pay Unknown

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Contact: jobs@ub.uni-frankfurt