Tag Archives: Cultural

Copyright, exceptions and cultural institutions: Australia is listening!

Whilst the 2016 Copyright Directive proposal might have lost some momentum since its introduction, the appetite for the modernisation of copyright law is still in the cards in other parts of the world – not the least Down Under. Last … Continue reading

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Turkey Rules: Cultural Heritage Protection Efforts Explained

By Merve Stolzman* Turkey undisputedly possesses a rich cultural heritage. Seventeen of its historic sites are on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (“UNESCO”) World Heritage List.  This list includes Cappadocia, and, most recently, the temple of Aphrodisias … Continue reading

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Cultural Property Dispute Between Sweden and …

Amidst all of the earth-shaking news about the governor of New York, its easy to miss this: todays New York Times brings news of a dispute over 350 year old spoils of war captured by Sweden from Denmark–but in a… … Continue reading

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CFP: Workshop on Cultural Expertise and Litigation in the History of Law, Oxford, July 4, 2018 @thomgiddens @OxfordCSLS

Call for papers:  Workshop on Cultural Expertise and Litigation in the History of Law, to be held at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, July 4th, 2018.Abstracts between 500 and 1000 words plus a short bio (indicating current … Continue reading

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In Crusade against Cultural Antiquities Trafficking, Manhattan DA Cracks Down on Private Art Collectors

On Friday, January 5, 2018, the Manhattan DA’s office initiated two sets of seizures of cultural antiquities. The first set targeted the New York City residence and offices of Michael Steinhardt, a prominent Manhattan businessman and art collector. The second … Continue reading

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