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. Financial Structures and Practices on the Art Market, Call for Papers, Paris
This workshop is seeking contributions that “will address the money flow that underpins these migrations and transfers – the financial strategies of the art market and the ways in which international or national financial structures influence the ability to purchase or the need to sell and produce.”
When: Abstract by 15 January 2021
Where: Université Sorbonne Nouvelle & IESA Arts & Culture, Paris, France
2. Cultural Heritage and Multilateralism: Regional and International Strategies for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, Online UNESCO Conference
A three day event in honour of the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO convention. I will be speaking in the session: “Mechanisms in fighting the trafficking in cultural property”.
When: 16-18 November 2020
3. White Projection (Lecture by Dan Hicks), Online
“How did British corporate-militarist colonialism seek to justify the dispossession of Africa during the Victorian period? This lecture reconsiders the logic of the British imperial ideology of the “punitive expedition”, and its wider implications.”
When: 23 November 2020, 19:00 CET
4. Opportunities and Challenges of Art and Antiquities Market Management, Online Conference
This public event, hosted by the National Heritage Board of Latvia, marks the 50th anneversary of the UNESCO Convention, with a number of speakers considering challenges to controlling the market for illicit cultural goods, including myself!
When: 24–25 November
5. Issues of Provenance – Provenance as Issue, Webinar
Patrick Hunt, Avraham Weber and Andrzej Jakubowski will be speaking on the subject of provenance as an undeniable political (cultural) issue.
When: 17 November 2020, 18:00 CET
6. Hiding in Plain Sight: Business and legal concerns related to misattributed artworks at auction, Webinar
“This dialogue with Anne Laure Bandle, Swiss attorney and author of The Sale of Misattributed Artworks and Antiques at Auction (2016), and Robert Simon, an art dealer who recognized Salvator Mundi as a missing work of Leonardo da Vinci and co-author of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts (2019), will be moderated by Irina Tarsis, the Center for Art Law’s Founder and Managing Director.”
When: 18 November 2020, 18:00 CET
Cost: Suggested Donation: $10–$20
7. Art and Insurance seminar, online
From the Institute of Art & Law and Clyde & Co LLP, “this afternoon seminar will guide you through the leading issues affecting art insurance in a changing world, covering best practice in art insurance policies, claims against art shippers and packers, assessing damage to artworks and the impact of Covid19.”
When: 25 November 2020, 2–5:30 PM GMT
8. Art & Cultural Heritage Law Certificate Programme, Online?
“Artistic Freedom Initiative is proud to announce the launch of our certificate program in Art & Cultural Heritage Law, hosted and taught by Georgetown Law and developed in partnership with Center for Art Law.” Unclear if this is online or in person.
When: Apply by 1 December 2020
Cost: $4000/$5000 USD
9. Getty Internship Programme, Malibu, California
For current postgraduates or recently graduated postgraduates, “Training and work experience placements are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, publications, information management, public programs, and grantmaking.”
When: Apply by 14 January 2021
Where: The Getty Museum, Research Institute, etc, Malibu, California
Cost: Grant amount: $35,000 for 12 months
10. Repatriation of Cultural Assets: A Regional Approach [Africa], Webinar
“The African Regional Sites of Conscience Network will host a workshop to raise awareness of this growing global movement advocating for the restitution of cultural and artistic heritage, and to frame the movement within larger conversations about justice, accountability and reparations.”
When: 11 November 2020, 1pm CET