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Posted On: 19 February 2022 07:30 am
Updated On: 19 February 2022 12:30 pm

Combating Art Trafficking: A special focus on Manuscripts 2022

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Event Details:

Location: This is an online event - via Zoom
Date: 21 February 2022 - 23 February 2022
Time: 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
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[UPDATE] February 19, 2022: 12:15 pm - As per Qatar National Library's website, the registration for this event is currently stopped. (To be updated)

The Library, as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Center, is organizing this online training course under the framework of the Himaya project to counter the trafficking and illegal circulation of the documentary heritage.

The training will include the following content:

1. An introduction to the international and regional legal frameworks regarding the circulation of art and cultural goods, and the various legal ways to determine documentary heritage.

2. An overview of the due diligence needed to be observed by actors in the art and heritage world in order to limit the risks related to looted works of art.

3. Regionally focused case studies of art restitution to illustrate the issues related to art trafficking and the necessity of carrying out reliable due diligence.

4. A special focus on the licit and illicit circulation of items between the EU and the UK and the Gulf region.

The training will be provided by Sydney Chiche-Attali, a lawyer at the Paris Bar specializing in art law and copyright law and focusing on the creative and art industries.

Date and Timings:

  • 21 – 23 February 2022, 4 pm - 6 pm

Language: English, with translation into Arabic, Persian and Turkish
Target Audience:
Specialists in protecting documentary heritage.

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Source and image credit: Qatar National Library