Budapest 08/2020: EAA annual meeting – attend our session

As every year, our community organises a session on the topic at the annual meeting of the EAA. In August 2020, we are looking forward to meet many of you in Budapest. Our Session is organised in cooperation with NETCHER: Modern Networks and Past Narratives: ‘treasure hunting’, the art market, scientific analysis, and co-operation for…

Christie’s: and AGAIN… objects from Symes on auction

Article copied from the Guardian, written by Dalya Alberge, November 24, 2019. Christie’s urged to pull sale of Roman statue ‘linked to illicit dealers’. Art expert says he has evidence first-century Eros marble was in archive of disgraced dealers. A leading archaeologist is calling for Christie’s to cancel the auction of a first-century Roman statue…

Germany: New exhibition on illicit trafficking

Have a look at this very interesting exhibition / Wanderausstellung on stolen past – lost future NO to the illicit trafficking – YES to our history in Basel from November 15 to December 15, 2019. It was also shown in Münster, Baden, and Heidelberg. Further information here. We really appreciate the following graph from the exhibition,…

artlaw.club – a virtual interest club for art and cultural heritage protection

ArtLaw.club is a social platform and a virtual interest club for art and cultural heritage protection experts and connoisseurs. They publish articles and engage in discussions on Art Law, Art Finance and Art Tech questions. Besides, ArtLaw.club actively participates in professional teaching courses, by organizing educational seminars on illicit traffic in cultural material to law…

Kenia: Creation of database of plundered cultural artefacts and their current locations

Written by Kylie KiunguyuKylie KiunguyuKylie Kiunguyu, June 24, 2019, for thisisafrica.me While other African countries have been petitioning for decades and are actively moving towards the repatriation of cultural artefacts that were plundered during the colonial era, Kenya has only recently launched an investigation into which objects were removed from the East African nation, where…