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Art, Culture and Heritage

Call for Papers

Abstracts may only be submitted via the Easy Chair system. They must be no longer than 300 words and must include your title, name and institutional affiliation and your email address for correspondence.

The deadline for the submissions is Monday 19 January 2015.

This stream seeks to bring together discourse on the interface between, art, culture, heritage and the law. It is open to researchers in law as well as in other disciplines. To this end papers will be welcomed concerning cultural values, the legal and non-legal regulation of art, culture and heritage as well as the rights which exist in respect of these.
Papers may include, but are not limited to:
• Cultural values;
• Ethical issues concerning the treatment of cultural heritage;
• The relationship between property and culture;
• Cultural rights and human rights;
• Cultural institutions and the law;
• The de-accessioning or acquisition of objects from museums and other cultural institutions;
• Legal protection of artistic works, the built environment and objects of cultural importance;
• The illicit trade in cultural objects;
• Minority rights and interests relevant to culture and heritage; and
• Art and aesthetics and their relationship to law.
For informal discussions about proposed papers please contact Janet Ulph or Charlotte Woodhead.

Session Programme (Papers and rooms are subject to change)

Wednesday Session 3: Ramphal room 1.03

Session Title: CULTURAL HERITAGE: RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE

Papers: Is there a need for an Arbitration Institute to facilitate Alternative Dispute Resolutions in the Art World? - Mounia Chadlia

State Responsibility for the Breach of International Cultural Heritage Obligations - Andrzej Jakubowski

Art, Culture and Heritage Post-Conflict and Divided Societies: A Minority Rights Perspective - Elizabeth Craig

Wednesday Session 4: Ramphal room 1.03

Session Title: ART AND HERITAGE: CONCEPTS AND RESPONSES

Papers: : Economies of permitted images: exploring the justification for the ban on photography in courts - Linda Mulcahy

Disabled Dance: Grounding the Practice in the Law of ‘Cultural Heritage’ - Charlotte Waelde, Shawn Harmon and Abbe Brown

From Local to World Heritage - Sophie Vigneron

Wednesday Session 5: Ramphal room 1.03

Session Title: SUSTAINABILITY AND RESPONSBILITY

Papers: Forgers, Connoisseurs, and the Nazi Past - Christa Roodt: Van Meegeren and Beltracchi

Corporate Culture Vultures: Art, Culture and Heritage Goals for Limited Companies - Colin Moore

Returning looted cultural assets: the role of enforcement agencies - Janet Ulph

Wednesday Session 6: Ramphal room 1.03

Session Title: GIVING VOICES TO COMMUNITIES

Papers: CHILD ‘CHARLIE’ AND KING RICHARD: CONTESTING THE ANCIENT DEAD - Carolyn Shelbourn:

The Horse Culture of "Cowboys and Indians": , Cultural Heritage, Stereotypes and Safeguarding - Sarah Sargent:

Global Governance and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Information Society: at the Crossroads of IPRs and Innovation - Paolo Davide Farah