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26 Mar 2021

Police barred from searching Queen's estates for looted artefacts

Police have been barred from searching the Queen’s private estates for stolen or looted artefacts after ministers granted her a personal exemption from a law that protects the world’s cultural property, the Guardian can reveal. Buckingham Palace and the government are refusing to say why it was deemed necessary in 2017 to give the Queen an exemption that prevents police from searching Balmoral and Sandringham.

The Guardian

16 Mar 2021

War, Cultural Objects, Looting and Restitution: An Introduction to the Legal Framework

A lecture by Evelien Campfens to take place on Thursday 18.03.2021. The lecture is part of the Guest Lectures Spring 2021 of the University of Leiden: Topical Issues in Museums, organized by Dr. Laurie Kalb Cosmo.

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16 Mar 2021

Hellenic Blue Shield Seminars

The Greek Committee of the Blue Shield, the University of Nicosia and the University of Athens organize a seminar on the protection of Cultural Heritage.

Language: English

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16 Mar 2021

The Parthenon Marbles: here we go again

Some food for thought...

Boris Johnson rules out the return of Parthenon marbles to Greece:

The Guardian.com

Renewed Debate over Cultural Property: Prof. David Gill - Heritage Futures

 

 

04 Jan 2021

Conference on "orphan works"

The University of Geneva organizes with the support of UNESCO, UNIDROIT and the Foundation Gandur pour L’Art, a two day conference titled: What prospects for “orphan works"? Reflections on cultural goods without provenance”. The conference will take place on the 4th and 5th February 2021 and will be held in French and English with simultaneous translation.

 

 More details as well as the Program here

 

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