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. Antiquities Trafficking, Art Crime, and the Law, Lecture, Online
The Penn Cultural Heritage center is hosting this event where special Agent Jake Archer of the FBI Art Crime Team and Assistant U.S. Attorney K.T. Newton will discuss recent issues and cases in antiquities trafficking and art crime.
When: 17 February 2022
Cost: Pay what you wish
2. Exporting Art, Seminar, London
The Institute of Art & Law in partnership with Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP will be hosting this event with a variety of applicable speakers focused on art export in the UK and internationally.
When: 15 February 2022
Where: Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP, Milton House, 1 Milton Street, London
Cost: £96.00, 50% discount for IAL and UKRG members
3. International Cultural Heritage Law, Summer School, University of Geneva, Switzerland
I’ll be one of the faculty on this wonderful programme this year! I’m looking forward to contributing to this much-loved and valuable programme. Take a look.
When: 4–15 July 2022
Where: On site at the University of Geneva
Cost: 1600/1300/250 CHF
More Info: https://www.unige.ch/genevasummerschools/programme/courses/international-cultural-heritage-law
4. The Return of Beauty: Restitution of Nazi-looted Art in Comparative Perspectives
This conference, a collaboration between Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and Tel-Aviv University, features three speakers covering different aspects of the topic of Nazi-looted art.
When: 2 February 2022
5. “Restitution”, What are Museums For Podcast
In this episode, “Fitzwilliam Museum Director Luke Syson and Athena Art Foundation Director Nicola Jennings are joined by Professor Nicholas Thomas and Dr Donna Yates, to consider questions of institutional and community authority in the context of historical collections.”
6. Conference to strengthen European cooperation in the fight against illicit trafficking in cultural property, Paris/Online
Hosted by the French presidency of the Council of the European Union, this conference, taking place both online and at the Louvre, boasts several sessions of experts discussing issues related to the illicit trafficking of cultural objects. Streams in French, English, and Spanish but I’m including the English link here because I can only include one.
When: 1 February, 2022, 10:00–18:00 CET
7. Was ist der Wert der Dinge? Konzepte einer Sammlungsökonomie, Summer School,
Hosted by the research association Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel, this summer school focuses on collection and value of things. Teaching in German, working knowledge of English required
When: Apply by 31 March 2022
Where: Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Cost: 200 Euro; accommodation and meals provided.