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1. The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural, Virtual Book Launch
An interesting panel at an online book launch event for Dan Hicks’ important new book. One registration type includes a signed copy of the book!
When: 5 November 2020, 18:00 GMT
Cost: £22.15 (with book)/ £5.98 (general)/ Free (for viewers from Africa)
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-the-brutish-museums-by-dan-hicks-tickets-126431739737
2. The illicit trade in cultural goods during the pandemic, Webinar
An interesting panel (in English?) organized by the Ministry of Culture of Mexico, with European and Mexican experts working in government and intergovernmental institutions.
When: 12 November 2020, 16:00 Brussels Time
More Info: https://en.patrimonioculturaluemx.com/informacion-del-evento/el-comercio-ilicito-de-bienes-culturales-durante-la-pandemia
3. Provenance Researcher, Job, Stuttgart, Germany
The Landes Museum Württemberg is looking for a provenance researcher for a project funded by the German Center for the Loss of Cultural Property. The focus is on Nazi-looted art.
When: Apply by 9 November 2020
Where: Landesmuseum Württemberg (Department of Art and Cultural History), Stuttgart, Germany
Cost: Pay Unknown
More Info: https://www.hsozkult.de/job/id/job-93887#mtAc_event-63787
4. Instructor Art and Museum Law course, Job, New York City/Online
The Fashion Institute of Technology, part of the State University of New York, is seeking an instructor for their art law course which will meet in Spring on Mondays from 9:10 until 12:00pm. This job can potentially be done remotely.
Where: FIT, New York City/Online
Cost: Pay Unknown
More Info: https://www.artmarketstudies.org/ann-seeking-instructor-for-spring-2021-art-and-museum-law-course/
5. Palaeoethics from the Field, to the Museum, and to Publication, Workshop, Online
The Palaeontological Association is holding a half day workshop on ethics in paleontology which will include discussion of the role of the market. Yours truly will be speaking at it!
When: 15 December 2020 2–5pm UK time
More Info: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/109/pyy6xf3y
6. Provenance and the Catalogue Raisonné, Confrence, Online
“International Catalogue Raisonné Association’s (ICRA) second annual conference will be devoted to ‘Provenance and the Catalogue Raisonné’” Topics include Restitution, legal and ethical issues, and some how-tos.
When: 3 December 2020, 9:30–5:30 UK time
Cost: £100 for non members
More Info: https://www.artmarketstudies.org/conf-provenance-and-the-catalogue-raisonne-online-icra-3-dec-2020-9-30am-5-30pm-uk-time/
7. Schädel – Speere – Bronzen: Perspektiven kolonialer Provenienzforschung, Lecture, Frankfurt am Main
Dr. Anette Rein will be speaking on this subject. Please note this is an in-person event and tickets must be reserved in advance.
When: 14 December 2020, 16:00 CET
Where: Instituts für Stadtgeschichte Frankfurt am Main
More Info: https://www.hsozkult.de/event/id/event-93416?language=en