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30 May 2022
Illicit Antiquities: A Global Criminal Market
Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Donna Yates – USA
In collaboration with the USA embassy.
Donna Yates is an archaeologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at Maastricht University. She holds a BA in Archeology from Boston University and a PhD in Archeology from Cambridge University. Her master’s thesis documented the sale of looted antiquities in South America at auctions in the United States, while her dissertation discussed the sociology of archaeology and heritage in Bolivia. Her research addresses the illicit transnational trafficking of cultural property and the arts, heritage crime including looted art, the antiquities trade, and white-collar crime. She established a number of digital initiatives on the illicit trade in cultural goods.

Event Location
Shaikh Ebrahim Center