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…

Romania: Hundreds of Stolen Greek, Roman, Treasures seized

From Balkan Insight, July 29, 2019. Written by Marcel Gascón Barberá Romanian authorities recovered hundreds of looted Greek and Roman artifacts as part of a major international operation cracking down on trafficking in cultural goods – whose results Europol unveiled on Monday.Romanian police seized 128 pieces of ancient Roman military equipment, 134 pieces of antique…