17 Dec 2015
SCCJR researchers contribute to free book on the trafficking of cultural goods
Researchers from the SCCJR’s Trafficking Culture team have contributed three chapters to a new book about antiquities trafficking published by the International Council of Museums.
Countering Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods: The Global Challenge of Protecting the World’s Heritage comprises 16 chapters and is available free online.
SCCJR research Associate Donna Yates has contributed a chapter on ‘Illicit Cultural Property from Latin America: Looting, Trafficking and Sale’; Neil Brodie, formerly a Senior Research Fellow on the Trafficking Culture project, has written about ‘The Internet Market in Antiquities’; and the project’s co-ordinator Simon Mackenzie poses the question ‘Do we need a Kimberley Process for the Illicit Antiquities Trade?’.
Among the other contributors is SCCJR associate Tess Davis, who writes about ‘The Lasting Impact of United States vs Cambodian Sculpture’.