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. The Power of Things: Understanding relationships between objects and crime, Online Conference
My project is hosting a conference! Join us as we explore the roles, influences, and power of things in relation to crime. What kind of things? Check the programme, but from tigers to dinosaur bones, jewellery to spirit charms, musical instruments to NFTs!
When: 6 May 2021
More Info: https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/events/power-things-webinar
2. 50% off new book: Real, Recent, or Replica: Precolumbian Caribbean Heritage as Art, Commodity, and Inspiration
This book, edited by Joanna Ostapkowicz and Jonathan A. Hanna, is the first real exploration of the the looting, trafficking, faking, and commodification of Caribbean cultural objects. The discount is temporary so if you are interested, act now.
Where: Univeristy of Alabama Press Website
Cost: $35 USD with discount
More Info: https://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2021/04/50-off-new-book-real-recent-or-replica-precolumbian-caribbean-heritage-as-art-commodity-and-inspiration.html
3. The Curious Case of the Persian Guard Looting, Trafficking, and White Collar Crime in Art World, Webinar
Alexandria Library is hosting this webinar where I will talk about the case of the Persian Guard. It isn’t a new talk, but it is an interesting one! All are welcome to attend.
When: 7 May 2021, 3–4pm EST
More Info: https://alexlibraryva.org/event/4931204
4. Censored? Conflicted Concepts of Cultural Heritage, Call For Papers, Weimar, Germany/Online
Inspired by the fall of controversial public monuments, the 5th Annual Conference of the research training group 2227 “Identity and Heritage” will focus on understanding and historizisation of censorship debates and the effects that has on cultural heritage. Contributions sought!
When: Abstracts by 16 May 2021
Where: Weimar, Germany/Online
More Info: https://www.identitaet-und-erbe.org/cfp-censored/
5. Let’s Talk: Art Museums and Contemporary Collecting Practices, Conference, Online
The School of Museum Studies at University of Leicester is hosting this round table focused on collecting in public art museums.
When: 20 May 2021
More Info: https://contemporarycollecting.art.blog/
6. Archéologie classique et droit des biens culturels, Continuing Education Diploma, Geneva
The University of Geneva is now offering an interesting Continuing Education Diploma (DAS) in combined Classical Archaeology and Cultural Property Law. Taught in French, this is an interesting combined 7-module course that gives you both sides of the coin, so to speak.
When: Register by 31 May 2021
Cost: CHF 8200
More Info: https://www.unige.ch/formcont/cours/das-archeo-droit