Art Crime Research Opportunities: 24 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. Art and the Rule of Law, Conference, Vienna and Online

Hosted by the German Australian Pacific Lawyers Association. Topics include “Indigenous Art, NFTs and the new court for arbitration of art disputes in The Hague besides many other interesting topics”

When: 30 September–1 October 2022
Where: University of Vienna 1 Universitätsring 1010 Wien Austria
Cost: €33.14 – €280

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2. The Power of Things: Understanding relationships between objects and crime, Call for Papers, Journal Special Issue

Hot from our conference on the same topic, I and my colleagues are editing a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Crime, Harm, and Ethics about the interrelationship between objects and crime. There must be some criminological hook, but your object options are potentially endless! Please contact Diana with any questions.

When: Papers submitted by 30 November 2022
Where: Journal of Contemporary Crime, Harm, and Ethics
Cost: Free open access for all

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3. Restituting Nazi-Looted Art, Lecture, Madrid

“ADA will host its next event on the restitution of Nazi-Looted Art with the participation of two of the leading international experts in the field.”

When: 29 September 2022
Where: Fundación Giner de los Ríos, Madrid, Spain
Cost: Free

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4. Finds Liaison Assistant, Job, York, UK

This part time assistant will help the Finds Liaison Officer register objects with the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Scroll down on the link page.

When: Apply by 28 September 2022
Where: York, UK
Pay: £11,460 a year – Part-time, Fixed term contract

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5. That Belongs in a Museum! Or does it?, Museum Event, Aberdeen, Scotland

“Aberdeen residents are invited to get involved in discussions about what belongs in museums and who decides”

When: 24 September 2022
Where: Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FQ
Cost: Free

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6. Global Head of Compliance (Sotheby’s), Job, New York

“Based in New York and reporting to the General Counsel, the position is responsible for the continued implementation and delivery of Sotheby’s group-wide legal regulatory and ethical compliance programme”

When: Apply Now
Where: Sotheby’s, New York
Pay Unknown

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7. Colloque international sur le pillage archéologique et le trafic illicite des antiquités, Colloquium, Marseille, France (Also online)

“This symposium aims on the one hand to present the actions of the Ministry of Culture, its central and decentralized services, the investigation services and the judicial practices against looting and on the other hand to raise awareness of the extent of the looting and international trafficking and the action of the international organizations involved in this fight. “

When: 12–13 October 2022
Where: Musée d’Histoire de Marseille, 2 rue Henri Barbusse, 13001 Marseille; Online
Cost: Free

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8. Application of computational approaches in addressing problematic terminology within V&A Museum catalogues, PhD Studentship, Oxford

What a cool project! This PhD will “identify, analyse, and structure insights about terminology use and description within museum catalogue data. “

When: Apply by 7 October 2022
Where: Oxford University/ the V&A
Pay: Course fees plus stipend and a few other payments covered

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9. Art and Heritage Crime Research and Communications, Internships, Remote

I’m seeking 3 remote interns to work on projects: one to help with Culture Crime News, one to help with this very list, and one to perform research task for side projects. Remote. Unpaid. But some perks. Have a look, and follow the instructions.

When: Apply by 6 October 2022
Where: Remote (with me)

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