New volume on fakes and forgeries of archaeological objects

https://img2.libreriauniversitaria.it/BIT/300/154/9788869381546.jpgRecently, a new volume on Anthropology of Forgery. A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Archaeological Fakes has been published. It collects the contributions of the lecturers at the Winter School held in Padova, Vicenza, and Venice in February 2017, along with some papers submitted by students of the WS and other guest contributors, including Julia Weiler-Esser, who participated in our committee’s sessions at the annual meeting of the EAA in Maastricht 2017 and Barcelona 2018. A second volume on this topic is forthcoming. It will collect the seminars that were held at the latest WS “Anthropology of Forgery. Art Collecting, Authentication, and Innovative Tools for a Culture of Legality on Cultural Heritage” (Padova, Vicenza and Castelfranco Veneto, 25 February-1 March 2019). It will also include the paper Serena Raffiotta presented in Barcelona at our annual meeting in 2018 and a whole chapter on illicit trade and repatriation.

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