Art Crime Research Opportunities: 19 September 2022


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. Recherches de Provenance Au Musée, Workshop, Geneva, Switzerland

“Following the publication of the standard “Provenance research in museums II. Collections linked to colonial contexts”, the AMS is organizing a workshop on the practice of researching the origin of objects found in collections acquired in colonial contexts.”

When: 15 November 2022
Where: Musée d’ethnographie de Genève, Switzerland
Cost: 170 CHF with various reductions

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2. Provenance Researcher, Job, Munich, Germany

“The Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München is looking for a full-time scientific employee for the field of provenance research as soon as possible”. Good spoken and written German and English a must.

When: Apply by 30 September 2022
Where: Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München

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3. Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art, Postdoc, Los Angeles, USA

“These fellowships provide early career scholars from around the world time to undertake sustained research and/or writing for projects that will make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history. “

When: Apply by 27 October 2022
Where: Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles
Pay: $60,000 plus $5,000 for research and travel expenses

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4. Lecture Series on Provenance Research, Bern, Switzerland

“The focus of the lecture is on the content and methodological approaches of provenance research, combined with practice-oriented applications in museums, collections and archives.”

When: 27 September through 13 December 2022
Where: University of Bern, Switzerland
Cost: N/A

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5. Archaeology as Citizen Science, Postdoctoral Position, Aarhus, Denmark

“On a narrower scale, the project aims at developing Danish hobby metal detecting into citizen science.” INTERESTING!

When: Apply by 28 September 2022
Where: University of Aarhus, Denmark

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6. ABC’s of Art Law: A is for Authenticity, Online Panel

“Join the Center for Art Law in a conversation with a forensic scientist, Jennifer Mass, & commercial attorney, Jana Farmer, to learn about the intricacies behind the authentication of artwork and the legal issues lurking beneath the surface.”

When: 26 October 2022
Where: Online
Cost: Various rates, very cheap for students and artists

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7. The Fake Symposium, New York

“A two-day exploration of how the law understands the space between what is real and what is fake.”

When: 22–23 September 2022
Where: NYU School of Law, New York, USA
Cost: Free

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8. Program Officer (U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation), Job, Washington DC

This is working in/with the State Department: they are seeking “a full-time Program Officer to assist with the administration of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and other activities of ECA’s Cultural Heritage Center.”

When: Apply ASAP
Where: Washington D.C.
Cost: Pay Unknown

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9. Repatriating Cultural Heritage: Conflict of Laws, Archaeology, and Indigenous Studies, Webinar, Online (Sydney)

“From the intersection of conflict of laws, archaeology, and indigenous studies, this multidisciplinary webinar will explore legal and practical challenges and solutions in repatriating cultural heritage in Australia, China, the EU, and the USA.”

When: 21 September 2022, 6–7:15 PM Sydney Time
Where: Online
Cost: Free

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