Archive for February, 2018

28/02/2018

conflict antiquities and fake conflict antiquities are marketed from and through Turkey

Following the workshop on Radiocarbon Dating and Protection of Cultural Heritage, I thought it might help to summarise evidence of markets for conflict antiquities and fake conflict antiquities that are trafficked from or through Turkey, alongside evidence from elsewhere in the region.

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27/02/2018

Radiocarbon Dating and Protection of Cultural Heritage

Following a conference paper and a journal article on the ‘enhancement’ of cultural heritage by AMS dating: ethical questions and practical proposals, physicists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), plus archaeologists and a lawyer at the University of Geneva, organised a workshop on Radiocarbon Dating and Protection of Cultural Heritage.

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26/02/2018

curbing the spoils of war

This is just a note with a couple of points to highlight. The UNESCO Courier has published my article on “curbing the spoils of war“, also published as “pillage d’antiquités: arrêter l’hémorragie”, “restringir os espólios da Guerra“, “tráfico de antigüedades: acabemos con la hemorragia”, “Приоритет: oстановить грабеж культурных ценностей“, “حتّى يتوقّف النزيف: نهب الآثار” and “制止在战争中劫掠文物“.

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