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Call for Abstracts: The Pre-Columbian Antiquities Market: Reflections, Critiques, and Effecting Change

22 Jul 2016

500N08994_6WGMJ Donna Yates, along with Cara Tremain, are organising a session at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting in Vancouver, with an eye towards a subsequent journal special issue or edited volume. If you would like to submit an abstract to the call below, please email it to either Cara or Donna before 20 August 2016. The Pre-Columbian Antiquities Market: Reflections, Critiques, and...

Brodie and Yates attending meeting regarding Egyptian antiquities and public policy

29 Jun 2016

Sekhemka Hosted by University College London...

Yates speaking at All Art & Cultural Heritage Law Conference, Geneva, 25 June

23 Jun 2016

University_of_Geneva_02 by Geri340 Hosted by the Univeristy of Geneva’s Art-Law Centre and the UNESCO Chair in the International Law of the Protection of Cultural Heritage.

Brodie and Yates attending Art, Crime and Criminals workshop, London, 21 June

13 Jun 2016

Queen Mary University Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and held at Queen Mary University.

Donna Yates Speaking at York Festival of Ideas, 19 June

13 Jun 2016

foi-logo Under the festival theme “Fragile Heritage”

Tsirogiannis teaching at ARCA Summer School, 13–20 July

13 Jun 2016

Amelia Italy His course is titled: Unravelling the Hidden Market of Illicit Antiquities: Lessons from Greece and Italy, and takes place in Amelia, Italy.

Brodie speaking in London on ‘Heritage and Theft in Syria and Iraq’,15 June

02 Jun 2016

Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 09.25.28 Neil Brodie,  Benjamin Isakhan, and Toby Dodge as they discuss the destruction of cultural heritage and the looting and illicit trade of objects from Iraq and Syria. The talk will reflect on the use of both to further political aims and ideologies, in particular reference to ISIS and other groups involved, as well as give context to the contemporary conflicts in both countries, which have lead...

Christos Tsirogiannis joins Cambridge Archaeological Unit

02 Jun 2016

Christos Tsirogiannis Dr. Tsirogiannis has been appointed as a Senior Archaeologist at the Cambridge Archaeological Unit. Congratulations Christos!

Antiquities Trafficking & Art Crime free online course starts 6 June

18 May 2016

Ancient antiquities and Saddam Hussein-era objects returned to Iraq Featuring members of Trafficking Culture.

Neil Brodie speaking at Cameron Contemporary Art, Brighton, 26 May

18 May 2016

neil-talk-_670 Dr Brodie‘s talk is entitled “Theft of Culture”.

Yates to present Bolivia trafficking research at State Department meeting

18 May 2016

State Deaprtment Seal US State Department’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet on 24 May...

Tsiroginnis to speak at Chartered Inst. for Archaeologists conference, Leicester, 21 Apr

03 Apr 2016

Christos Tsirogiannis Entitled: 20 years of Forensic Archaeology vs. the international illicit antiquities network...

Tsirogiannis to advise All-Party Parliamentary Group on heritage policy

03 Apr 2016

Parliament Dr Christos Tsirogiannis was selected by the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, Lord Colin Renfrew,...

Yates to speak at Yale Culture in Crisis Workshop, UN Global Colloquium of Uni Presidents, 11 Apr

18 Mar 2016

800px-Harkness_Tower_Canopy_Highsmith Co-hosted by The V & A Museum and Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage.

Drs Brodie, Tsirogiannis, & Yates to attend UNESCO round table on movement of cultural property

18 Mar 2016

unescotoppbild-copy-2 The team will be in Paris on 30 March...

Emiline Smith speaking on Chinese-Hong Kong Relations in the Art Trade. Maastricht, 19 March.

18 Mar 2016

1622046_10153874659548130_1929898244548708370_n Fair and Just Practices: Art and heritage worlds from the perspectives of markets and law...

Trafficking Culture is now an International Research Consortium

31 Jan 2016

Euphronios krater MiBAC 2010a The Trafficking Culture Project was initially conceived of as a 4-year academic research project funded by the European Research Council.

Online courses: Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime

31 Jan 2016

FL-sambandar-200x200 We are pleased to announce that we have developed a free online course on Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime.

Market of Mass Destruction: Introducing Neil Brodie’s new blog

19 Jan 2016

IMG_0287-copy-259x300 Our researcher Neil Brodie has started a blog for expert commentary on the looting, trafficking, and sale of illicit antiquities. Please have a look at: Market of Mass Destruction: Commentary and opinion on the illicit trade in cultural objects...

We’re hiring an Antiquities Trafficking Research Intern (must be an Uni Glasgow PhD student)

15 Dec 2015

Italy1650 The paid internship, which must be filled by a current University of Glasgow SPSS PhD student, will be from 4 to 8 hours per week up to 90 hours total.