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Repatriation

DePaul to Host Restitution & Repatriation Symposium in November 2013 with Featured Lecturer Jack Trope

DePaul to Host Restitution & Repatriation Symposium in November 2013 with Featured Lecturer Jack Trope

on September 17, 2013, 8:35 pm / in Announcements, archaeology law, cultural property law, Repatriation

The conference, Restitution and Repatriation: The Return of Cultural Objects Symposium will be held at DePaul University College of Law […]

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U.S. Government Declines to Disclose How It Obtained 10,000 Illegally Exported Iraqi Artifacts

U.S. Government Declines to Disclose How It Obtained 10,000 Illegally Exported Iraqi Artifacts

7 on August 7, 2013, 7:30 am / in archaeology law, Armed Conflict, cultural property law, Iraq, Repatriation

The 2003 US invasion of Iraq was a disaster for the country in terms of preserving their archaeological heritage. Looters […]

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National Museum of Finland Refuses to Return Cuneiform Artifact to Iraq

National Museum of Finland Refuses to Return Cuneiform Artifact to Iraq

1 on July 16, 2013, 12:01 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Finland, Iraq, Museums, Repatriation, Scandinavia

The Art Newspaper reports – Officials at the National Museum of Finland say that they have turned down a request […]

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Putin Wears “Happy Smile” to Return Ancient Books to Jewish Group

Putin Wears “Happy Smile” to Return Ancient Books to Jewish Group

on June 19, 2013, 11:12 am / in ancient texts, archaeology law, cultural property law, Israel, Jewish Issues, Litigation, Museums, Repatriation, Russia

There has been a long-running US-based legal conflict between Russian and the Jewish Chabad-Lubvitch movement, based in Brooklyn, over a […]

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Cambodia Welcomes Home Stolen 10th Century Sculptures

Cambodia Welcomes Home Stolen 10th Century Sculptures

on June 13, 2013, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, Cambodia, Museums, Repatriation, UNESCO

Two 10th-century statues received a much-anticipated welcome home party yesterday at the Phnom Penh airport. The “Kneeling Attendant” statues were […]

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US Urged to Relenquish Cambodian Antiquities

US Urged to Relenquish Cambodian Antiquities

on May 29, 2013, 9:00 am / in Cambodia, Museums, Repatriation, Uncategorized

Recently, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced its decision to return stolen artifacts to Cambodia. Emboldened by this decision, Cambodia […]

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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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Problems Arise as The Getty Attempts to Verify Antiquities

Problems Arise as The Getty Attempts to Verify Antiquities

on January 29, 2013, 9:00 am / in Art Authenticity, Art Heists, Italy, Looting, Museums, Repatriation

In a recent effort to become more transparent, the Getty is currently attempting to verify the origins of the antiquities […]

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Head of Hades to be Returned to Sicily

Head of Hades to be Returned to Sicily

1 on January 15, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Greece, Looting, Museums, Repatriation

The Getty museum has recently announced that it has decided to voluntarily return a terracotta head to the Museo Archeologico […]

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Turkey Ups Ante in Repatriation Efforts

Turkey Ups Ante in Repatriation Efforts

4 on September 6, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Museums, Repatriation, Turkey, United Kingdom

Turkey’s Ministry of Culture has started applying pressure to major museums to return what they say are looted antiquities from […]

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