Publications

The following is a reference list of academic publications written by members and Friends of the Trafficking Culture project. Publications are listed in reverse date order (i.e. newest at the top). Downloadable pdf files are present when available. Further details about these publications can be viewed by clicking on their respective titles. We ask that anyone using this material cites it appropriately.

Brodie, N. and Contreras, D. (2012), ‘The economics of the looted archaeological site of Bâb edh-Dhrâ’: a view from Google Earth’, in P.K. Lazrus and A.W. Barker (eds), All The Kings Horses: Looting, Antiquities Trafficking and the Integrity of the Archaeological Record (Washington DC: Society for American Archaeology), 9-24.
Brodie, N. and Kersel, M.M. (2012), ‘The social and political consequences of devotion to Biblical artifacts’, in P.K. Lazrus and A.W. Barker (eds), All The Kings Horses: Looting, Antiquities Trafficking and the Integrity of the Archaeological Record (Washington DC: Society for American Archaeology).
Tsirogiannis, C. (2012), ‘Do Not Come Back’, I would like to voice this memory…(in Greek), Gedenkschrift for Yiannis Sakellarakis. Vikelaia Library, Herakleion: 258-261.
Yates, D. (2012), ‘Archaeological Practice and Political Change: Transitions and Transformations in the Use of the Past in Nationalist, Neoliberal and Indigenous Bolivia’, PhD Dissertation, University of Cambridge.
Amineddoleh, Leila (2012), ‘The Protection of Abandoned Cultural Heritage in Spain’, Aedon 3.
Coombes, M., Bradley, D., Grove, L., Thomas, S., and Young, C. (2012), ‘The Extent of Crime and Anti-social Behaviour affecting Designated Heritage Assets’, Report (English Heritage).
Davis, T. (2012), ‘Cambodia’s looted treasures’, Los Angeles Times, 25 April.
Felch, J. (2012), ‘Turkey targets Getty, other museums’, Los Angeles Times, 31 March.
Felch, J. (2012), ‘Getty leaders’ ancient issues Leaders’ like minds’, Los Angeles Times, 18 February.
Felch, J, (2012), ‘Obituaries Robert Hecht Jr., 1919 – 2012 Controversy clung to famed dealer in classical antiquities’, Los Angeles Times, 9 February.
Hauser-Schäublin, B. (2012), ‘The diversion of the village gods: A criminal turn in the biography of Balinese copperplate inscriptions’, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, 168(1): 74–99.
Kersel, M. (2012), ‘The power of the press: The effects of press releases and popular magazines on the antiquities trade’, in E. Meyers and C. Meyers (eds), Archaeology, Bible, Politics and the Media: Proceedings of the Duke University Conference, April 23-24, 2009, (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns), 73-83.
Kersel, M. (2012), ‘The value of a looted object: Stakeholder perceptions in the antiquities trade’, in in R. Skeates, C. McDavid, and J. Carman (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 253-272.
Kersel, M., and Yorke, R. (2012), ‘Beautiful, Good, Important and Special: Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, Tourism and the Miniature in the Holy Land’, Heritage and Society 5(2), 199-220.
Thomas, S. (2012), ‘Archaeologists and metal-detector users in England and Wales: Past, Present and Future’, in R. Skeates, C. McDavid, and J. Carman (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 60-81.
Thomas, S. (2012) ‘Conference review – Objects and Landscape: Understanding the medieval through finds recorded by the Portable Antiquities Scheme’, The European Archaeologist 38, 35-38.
Thomas, S. (2012), ‘How STOP started: Early approaches to the metal detecting community by archaeologists and others’, in Moshenska, G., and Dhanjal, S. (eds.) Community Archaeology: Themes, Methods and Practices, (Oxford and Oakville: Oxbow Books), 42-57.
Thomas, S. (2012), ‘Searching for answers: A survey of metal-detector users in the UK’, International Journal of Heritage Studies 18 (1), 49-64.
Vlasic, M., and Davis, T. (2012), ‘Should Cambodian “blood antiquities” be returned?’, CNN, 7 June.
Brodie, Neil. 2011. Scholarship and insurgency? The study and trade of Iraqi antiquities. In Illicit Traffic of Cultural Objects: Law, Ethics, and the Realities. An Institute of Advanced Studies Workshop, 4-5 August 2011, University of Western Australia.