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An Update on Turkey’s Cultural War

An Update on Turkey’s Cultural War

on January 30, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Authenticity, France, Looting, Museums, Recovery, Repatriation, Turkey

Turkey is currently seeking the return of thousands of antiquities which they believe are rightfully theirs. In this pursuit, Turkish […]

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Stolen Degas Painting Returned to French After 38 Years Missing

Stolen Degas Painting Returned to French After 38 Years Missing

1 on January 25, 2011, 7:59 am / in archaeology law, Auction Houses, cultural property law, France, Interpol, Recovery

US Homeland Security has returned a Degas painting, “Blanchisseuses Souffrant Des Dents” (Laundrywoman with an Aching Tooth), to the acting […]

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Cultural Property Law on May 17, 2010: Three Picassos, Four Executions, and 14,000 Polaroids

Cultural Property Law on May 17, 2010: Three Picassos, Four Executions, and 14,000 Polaroids

2 on May 17, 2010, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, Auction Houses, Australia / New Zealand, Burials, Caribbean, Central America, China, Coins, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Illegal Trade, Interpol, Litigation, Pacific Northwest (US), Patrimony Laws, Recovery, Southwest U.S.

As I prepare to go to Italy for the summer to take part in the Association of Research Into Crimes […]

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Cultural Property Law on April 1, 2010: Folk Dance, Chilean Heritage, and Those Diligent Canadians

Cultural Property Law on April 1, 2010: Folk Dance, Chilean Heritage, and Those Diligent Canadians

2 on April 1, 2010, 7:03 am / in archaeology law, Canada, cultural property law, Intangible Cultural Property, Preservation Initiatives, Recovery, Sites in Danger

And today in cultural property law news… The Lawyer’s Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) has launched their new website.  […]

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More to Mughal Than Meets the Eye

More to Mughal Than Meets the Eye

on January 22, 2009, 7:05 am / in ancient texts, archaeology law, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Museums, Patrimony Laws, Recovery

In keeping with our recent theme of manuscript theft, an Australian woman was caught trying to smuggle pages torn from […]

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Is lawful retention of colonially acquired artifacts on par with looting?

Is lawful retention of colonially acquired artifacts on par with looting?

7 on December 8, 2008, 11:39 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Holocaust Repatriation, Patrimony Laws, Recovery, Repatriation

At least under the current legal framework, looting is unlawful. Retention of artifacts procured in times of imperialism is not.

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Italy Will (Finally) Return the Venere di Cirene to Libya

1 on August 30, 2008, 11:00 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Italy, Museums, Recovery, Repatriation, Venus of Cyrene

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi met with Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi today to finalize a “friendship and cooperation agreement” designed […]

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Interpol Recovers Stolen Turkish Sculpture Head

on August 15, 2008, 5:44 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Illegal Trade, Interpol, Middle East, Museums, Recovery

Interpol has recovered and returned a sculpture head stolen from the İzmit Archeology and Ethnography Museum.  The head of the […]

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