Executive Education programmes at Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Executive Education programmes at Sotheby’s Institute of Art offer art professionals and career changers the opportunity to reach new levels of business management within the art world. Business Management in the Art World – Hong Kong. http://www.sothebysinstitute.com/Programmes/PLondon/PLExecutiveEducation/PLExecutiveEducation_BusinessHK.aspx

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Trafficking Culture

Trafficking Culture aims to produce an evidence-based picture of the contemporary global trade in looted cultural objects. http://traffickingculture.org/

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Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center (CHP)

Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center (CHP) is a small grassroots, legally-registered NGO working to protect cultural heritage across China. http://en.bjchp.org/

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Interesting article in Asian Journal of Law

Interesting article in Asian Journal of Law by Dr. Stefan Gruber on the fight against illicit trade in Asian cultural artefacts. Click here to read.

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Conclusions of 9th Meeting of Interpol Expert Group (IEG)

Conclusions of 9th Meeting of Interpol Expert Group (IEG) on Stolen Cultural Property, held 28-29 February 2012, Lyon, France. Links to this and other Interpol Conclusions: http://www.interpol.int/en/Crime-areas/Works-of-art/Conferences-and-meetings

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Object ID

Object ID is an international standard for describing art, antiques and antiquities. http://archives.icom.museum/objectid/

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The Graduate Certificate in Art Authentication

The Graduate Certificate in Art Authentication provides participants with an introduction to key concepts and issues in art authentication. This program of study aims to develop an understanding of the main art historical, curatorial, legal, ethical and analytical issues relating to art fraud and the processes of art authentication. The course is a response to […] Read More

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Art and Crime: Exploring the Dark Side of the Art World

Through the use of case examples and careful examination, this book presents the first interdisciplinary essay collection on the study of art crime, and its effect on all aspects of the art world. Contributors discuss art crime subcategories, including vandalism, iconoclasm, forgery, fraud, peace-time theft, war looting, archaeological looting, smuggling, submarine looting, and ransom. The […] Read More

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Money Laundering and the Art Sector

Money Laundering and the Art Sector. Two highly relevant articles: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/13/arts/design/art-proves-attractive-refuge-for-money-launderers.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/How-prevalent-is-money-laundering-in-the-art-world/29412

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