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.

Yates, Donna and Peacock, Emily (2024) T. rex is Fierce, T. rex is Charismatic, T. rex is Litigious: Disruptive Objects in Affective Desirescapes. The International Journal of Cultural Property.
Yates, Donna and Peacock, Emily (2024) The Artification of Fossils in Commercial Art Spaces: Dinosaurs in a Desirescape. The Journal of Material Culture.
Bērziņa, Diāna (2024) ‘Between Crime and Commemoration: Human–Object Relationships in the Treasure Hunting for World War II Objects’, Critical Criminology,
Yates, Donna and Shawn Graham (2023) Reputation laundering and museum collections: patterns, priorities, provenance, and hidden crime’, International Journal of Heritage Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13527258.2023.2284740
Yates, Donna and Neil Brodie (2023) ‘The illicit trade in antiquities is not the world’s third-largest illicit trade: a critical evaluation of a factoid’, Antiquity.
Yates, Donna and Diāna Bērziņa (2023) ‘Affective Atmosphere in an Art Fair Jewel Heist’, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research.
Brodie, Neil (2023) ‘Standing Caliph’ coins from Syria: probably looted and on the market. In Irving Finkel, J.A. Fraser and St John Simpson (eds), ‘To Aleppo Gone …’ Essays in Honour of Jonathan N. Tubb. Oxford: Archaeopress, 175-180.
Brodie, Neil (2023) Noxious scholarship? Publishing unprovenanced cuneiform tablets from Iraq. In Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel and Josephine M. Rasmussen (eds), Variant Scholarship: Ancient Texts in Modern Contexts. Leiden: Sidestone, 95-112.
Brodie, Neil, Morag M. Kersel and Josephine M. Rasmussen (2023) Introduction: variant scholarship. In Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel and Josephine M. Rasmussen (eds), Variant Scholarship: Ancient Texts in Modern Contexts. Leiden: Sidestone, 13-19.
Graham, Shawn, Donna Yates, Ahmed El-Roby,Chantal Brousseau, Jonah Ellens and Callum McDermott (2023) Relationship Prediction in a Knowledge Graph Embedding Model of the Illicit Antiquities Trade. Advances in Archaeological Practice, 11(2), 126-138.
Graham, Shawn, Donna Yates and Ahmed El-Roby (2023) ‘Investigating antiquities trafficking with generative pre-trained transformer (GPT)-3 enabled knowledge graphs: A case study’, Open Research Europe 3 (100).
Smith, Emiline and Erin L. Thompson (2023) ‘A Case Study of Academic Facilitation of the Global Illicit Trade in Cultural Objects: Mary Slusser in Nepal’, International Journal of Cultural Property, 1-20.
Yates, Donna and Diāna Bērziņa (2022), “Criminological Frameworks for Understanding Mexican Antiquities in Contemporary European Auctions”, in L. Pérez-Prat Durbán, and Z. Ruiz (eds), EL EXPOLIO DE BIENES CULTURALES. Huelva: Universidad de Huelva.
Brodie, Neil (2022) The looting and trafficking of Syrian antiquities since 2011. In Layla Hashemi and Louise Shelley (eds), Antiquities Smuggling: In the Real and the Virtual World. London: Routledge, 21-58.
Brodie, Neil and Donna Yates (2022) ‘Money Laundering and Antiquities’, Transfer, 1:97–109.
Sabrine, Isber, Ristam Abdo and Neil Brodie (2022) Some new evidence documenting the involvement of Da’esh in Syria with the illicit trade in antiquities. Journal of East Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage 10(2): 115-136.
Yates, Donna (2022) ‘Creative compliance, neutralization techniques, and palaeontological ethics’, The Geological Curator, 11 (7): 428–435.
Yates, Donna (2022) Review of: Stephen Houston (ed.), A Maya Universe in Stone, Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2021 (192 p.). CAA Reviews.
Yates, D. and C. Rausch (2022), “Private Art Businesses and Organized Crime”, in The Private Sector and Organized Crime. London: Routledge, 210–223.
Mackenzie, Simon (2022) ‘Criminology towards the metaverse: Cryptocurrency scams, grey economy and the technosocial’, The British Journal of Criminology Epub: 1-16.