College of Social Sciences Scholarship Competition
02 Nov 2012
The University of Glasgow’s College of Social Sciences’ Scholarship Competition for 2013 has opened.
New Data added – Looted Zeugma mosaic
31 Oct 2012
Trafficking Cullture have been given images from the 1993 excavation of the Metiokhos and Parthenope mosaic at Zeugma in Turkey. The photographs came courtesy of Dr Philip Freeman of the University of Liverpool, who worked on the excavations at Zeugma. This is the second set of images that we are able to show in our new Data section, an area of the website that is dedicated to the collation of...
New ‘Data’ Section
26 Oct 2012
We are excited to announce the launch of our new Data section. We see this as a means through which useful data across varied media can be presented and used by researchers and other interested parties. It will no doubt grow over time. Our first addition to the Data section is a collection of forty-seven photographs taken during the looting of the Maya site of Placeres, Mexico, in the late...
New Researcher joins in January
14 Oct 2012
Trafficking Culture are really delighted to welcome Tess Davis, who will be joining the project as a Researcher in January 2013. Tess has extensive experience of working in both archaeology and law, and is currently the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, based in the USA. She holds a Batchelor of Arts in Archaeology from Boston University, and...
The American Society of Criminology
03 Oct 2012
Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie, and Jessica Dietzler will all be presenting papers at the ASC conference in November.
Neil Brodie Headed to Keros
30 Sep 2012
Neil Brodie is headed to the Cyclades to conduct archaeological survey on the island of Keros. This is follow-up work stemming from excavations conducted with Cambridge University’s Keros Project, headed by Trafficking Culture friend Colin Renfrew. Several other Friend of the Project and Project Team Members have previously worked on Keros as well.
ESC Conference in Bilbao
07 Sep 2012
Professor Simon Mackenzie, the Principal Investigator for Trafficking Culture, will be attending the European Society of Criminology conference next week.
EAA annual meeting in Helsinki
23 Aug 2012
Suzie Thomas from the Trafficking Culture team will be at the EAA annual meeting (29th August to 1st September) in Helsinki next week.
The Trade in Illicit Antiquities—Iraq a case study
15 Aug 2012
On Tuesday the 21st of August there is an opportunity to see Dr Neil Brodie give a lecture about the illicit trade in antiquities from Iraq.
New website is launched!
13 Aug 2012
Welcome to the Trafficking Culture project website! We hope you will find its content useful, informative, and easy to navigate. Over the coming years, this website will keep visitors informed of Trafficking Culture and its development, provide access to related publications , signpost to other useful resources and links, and offer key information through our Encyclopedia on key case studies,...
Introducing Jessica Dietzler
13 Aug 2012
We are really happy to welcome Jessica Dietzler, who has been awarded the Illicit Antiquities and Global Criminal Markets Scholarshipat the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, funded by the University of Glasgow College of Social Sciences. This doctoral research will complement the work of Trafficking Culture, and her findings will feed directly into the broader research...
Welcoming our Leverhulme Early Career Fellow!
13 Aug 2012
We are very pleased to announce that Dr Donna Yates, who has been working as a Research Associate with us since May, will be starting her Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship on 1 September. Donna also holds a Core Fulbright Grant, and will be researching the illicit trade in Latin American antiquities, looking primarily at Andean South America with a particular focus on the situation in Bolivia.