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. (2018), ‘The Illicit Antiquities Research Centre: afterthoughts and aftermaths’, in Elizabeth Simpson (ed.), The Adventure of the Illustrious Scholar: Papers Presented to Oscar White Muscarella. Leiden: Brill, 719-733.
Yates, D. and Mackenzie, S. (2018), ‘Heritage, crisis, and community crime prevention in Nepal,’ International Journal of Cultural Property 25(2): 203–221.
Brodie, N. (2018), ‘Problematizing the encyclopedic museum: the Benin bronzes and ivories in historical context’, in Bonnie Effros and Guolong Lai (eds), Unmasking Ideologies: The Vocabulary and Symbols of Colonial Archaeology. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute, 61–82.
Brodie, N. and I. Sabrine (2018), ‘The Illegal Excavation and Trade of Syrian Cultural Objects: A View from the Ground’, Journal of Field Archaeology 43(1): 74–84.
Brodie, N. (2017), “The role of conservators in facilitating the theft and trafficking of cultural objects: the case of a seized Libyan statue,” Libyan Studies 48: 117–123.
Brodie, N. (2017), ‘How to Control the Internet Market in Antiquities? The Need for Regulation and Monitoring’, Antiquities Coalition Policy Brief No 3., July.
Brodie, N. and Manivet, P. (2017), “Cylinder Seal Sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s (1985–2013)”, Journal of Art Crime: 3–16.
Brodie, N. (2017), ‘Virtually gone! The Internet market in antiquities’, in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Experts on the Return of Cultural Property. Seoul: Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation, 190–204.
Tsirogiannis, C. (2017), “Museum Ethics and the Toledo Museum of Art”, Journal of Art Crime, Spring.
Yates, D. (2017), ‘”Community Justice,” Ancestral Rights, and Lynching in Rural Bolivia’, Race and Justice, Preprint.
Yates, D., Mackenzie, S. and Smith, E. (2017), ‘The cultural capitalists: Notes on the ongoing reconfiguration of trafficking culture in Asia’. Crime, Media, Culture, 13(2): 245-254.
Mackenzie, S. and Yates, D. (2016), ‘What is Grey about the “Grey Market” in Antiquities’, in Beckert, J. and Dewey, M. (eds), The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
Mackenzie, S. and Yates, D. (2016), ‘Trafficking Cultural Objects and Human Rights’, in L. Weber, E. Fishwick and M. Marmo (eds), The Routledge Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights (London: Routledge)
Tsirogiannis, C. (2016), ‘False Closure? Known Unknowns in Repatriated Antiquities Cases’, International Journal of Cultural Property 23(4): 407–431.
Yates, D. (2016), ‘The Global Traffic in Looted Cultural Objects’, in Rafter, N. and Carribine, E. (eds), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
Tsirogiannis, C. (2016), ‘Prompt in Theory and Delay in Practice: a case study in museum ethics’. AP: Online Journal in Public Archaeology 6: 12-25.
Brodie, N. (2016), ‘Scholarly Engagement with Collections of Unprovenanced Ancient Texts’, in Almqvist, K. and L. Belfrage (eds), Cultural Heritage at Risk (Stockholm: Ax:son Johnson Foundation), 123–142.
Tsirogiannis, C. (2016), “Mapping the Supply: Usual Suspects and Identified Antiquities in ‘Reputable’ Auction Houses in 2013”, Cuadernos de Prehistoria y Arqueología 25 (2015): 107–144.
Mackenzie, S. & Yates, D. (2016) ‘Collectors on illicit collecting: Higher loyalties and other techniques of neutralization in the unlawful collecting of rare and precious orchids and antiquities’, Theoretical Criminology, 20(3): 340–357.
Tsirogiannis, C. (2016), ‘Attitudes in Transit: Symes Material from Market to Source’. Journal of Art Crime. Spring. 79–86.