ANN Jan 19, 2017

Art & Law (Cambridge, 18 Jan-8 Mar 17)

Cambridge, Department of History of Art, Jan 18–Mar 8, 2017

Luise Scheidt, University of Cambridge

Cambridge Art History Research Seminar Series on the theme 'ART & LAW’

The series will commence on Wednesday, 18th January and take place every Wednesday at 5:00pm in Lecture Room 2 at the Department of History of Art. All are welcome to attend.

18 January
Jilleen Nadolny (Principal Investigator, Art Analysis & Research)
Connoisseurship, Provenance and the Laboratory: Establishing Authenticity in the 21st Century Art World

25 January
Edmund Clark (Award-winning Artist, London)
War of Terror: Terror Incognitos

1 February
Richard Aronowitz-Mercer (European Head of Restitution, Director, Sotheby’s London)
Hard Facts and Soft Law: Restitution and the International Art Market

8 February
Christopher A Marinello (CEO, Art Recovery International)
An Art Crime Overview: The Big Business of Art Theft, Plunder and Recovery

15 February
Donna Yates (Lecturer in Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime, Trafficking Culture Project, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, University of Glasgow)
Sacred Security: Threat, Vulnerability, and the Protection of Sacred Art in Nepal

22 February
Michael J K Walsh (Associate Professor, Nanyang Tech. University)
Prayers Long Silent: Emergency Interventions to Protect Famagusta’s Imperiled Medieval Murals

1 March
Joan Kee (Associate Professor of History of Art and Director of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan)
The Artist as Petit Criminal

8 March
Lionel Bently (Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL), University of Cambridge)
The Law of Quotation

Each lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and informal drinks reception. Those interested in joining the speaker and organizers for dinner following a lecture, may contact Sarah Alexis Rabinowe at

University of Cambridge
Twitter: @ArtLawCambridge

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