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Illicit Antiquities: A Global Criminal Market

May 2022
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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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.

Where memory is the house of culture and knowledge; where the original council, separated by a cultural sidewalk that connects Muharraq with the intellectuals and writers of the world. The house itself, located at the heart of the city, opens its doors to cultural production in the fields of thought, literature, politics, philosophy, culture and art.

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