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Historic Preservation — ArchaeoLaw
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Historic Preservation

Reactions to “The Great Giveback”

Reactions to “The Great Giveback”

on February 6, 2013, 11:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, egypt, Elgin Marbles, Historic Preservation, Looting, Museums

Senior editor at the New York Review of Books, Hugh Eakin, recently published an opinion piece, “The Great Giveback,” in […]

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Plans to ‘Invest’ in Ancient Sites Angers Palestinians

Plans to ‘Invest’ in Ancient Sites Angers Palestinians

on January 31, 2013, 9:00 am / in Armed Conflict, Development, Historic Preservation, Israel, Palestine, Preservation Initiatives, Sites in Danger

Israel is forging ahead with plans to invest in a number of its national heritage sites, including nine sites along […]

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Mali Conflict Puts Timbuktu in Danger

Mali Conflict Puts Timbuktu in Danger

on January 28, 2013, 9:00 am / in Africa, Armed Conflict, Historic Preservation, Looting, Mali, Preservation Initiatives, Sites in Danger

In light of the escalating violence in Mali, UNESCO has recently began to urge armed forces to protect Timbuktu’s historic […]

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Potential New Addition to UNESCO List: The Blue Mosque

Potential New Addition to UNESCO List: The Blue Mosque

on January 25, 2013, 9:00 am / in Announcements, cultural property law, Historic Preservation, UNESCO

According to Armenian Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan, Armenia will submit an application to have Yerevan’s Blue Mosque added to The […]

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Historic Landmarks Razed in Beijing’s Development Frenzy

Historic Landmarks Razed in Beijing’s Development Frenzy

on February 13, 2012, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, China, cultural property law, Historic Preservation, Preservation Initiatives

An unremarkable brick and timber home at 24 Beizongbu Hutong in Beijing was demolished last week. Architectural preservations were furious when […]

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National Trust for Historic Preservation Seeks Staff Attorney

National Trust for Historic Preservation Seeks Staff Attorney

on November 4, 2010, 1:30 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Historic Preservation, Preservation Initiatives

National Trust for Historic Preservation is hiring a Staff Attorney.  I went to a NTHP event a few years ago, […]

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Legal Protection of Archaeological Remains in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Legal Protection of Archaeological Remains in the U.S. Virgin Islands

on May 13, 2010, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, Caribbean, cultural property law, Domestic Legislation, Historic Preservation, Publications, Shipwrecks

The Spring 2010 issue of the Virgin Islands Bar Journal was kind enough to print an article of mine titled, […]

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New Mexico to Add Moon Landing Artifacts to State Historic Registry

New Mexico to Add Moon Landing Artifacts to State Historic Registry

3 on April 6, 2010, 7:14 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Historic Preservation, New Mexico, Preservation Initiatives, Southwest U.S.

This coming Friday, the Cultural Property Review Committee, part of the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division, will consider whether to […]

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New Mexico Village Fights Demolition of Historic Church

New Mexico Village Fights Demolition of Historic Church

on March 2, 2010, 12:57 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Domestic Legislation, Historic Preservation, New Mexico, Preservation Initiatives, Sites in Danger

It’s not often that I have the opportunity to bring you news from my neck of the woods, but the […]

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