Terry Townshend builds on recent developments by examining the climate change-related risks facing cultural World Heritage Sites and makes recommendations for how to assess and mitigate those risks.
Do Archaeologists Have an Ethical Obligation to Report Looting? Protecting Antiquities and an “Ethical Double Standard”Berceste Demiroglu 2020-09-03T02:16:54-04:00
Blythe Alison Bowman Balestrieri draws from a global survey on why many field archaeologist say they do not report archaeological site looting when they encounter it, and argues that the duty to report should be a central tenet of a field archaeologist’s professional ethics.
How to Protect Outstanding Cultural Heritage from the Ravages of War? Utilize the System of Enhanced Protection under the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague ConventionJulia McLean 2020-09-03T02:18:40-04:00
Seán Fobbe analyzes the power of international humanitarian and cultural property protection law to shield outstanding cultural patrimony in conflict zones.
How to Successfully Fight the Illicit Trade in Stolen Art and Antiquities in Asia? Remove an Antiquated English Law from Hong Kong’s Legal Systemadmin 2020-09-03T02:18:48-04:00
Steven Gallagher analyzes how Hong Kong’s laws and regulations can be improved to prevent trafficking of art and antiquities.
Neil Brodie discusses the online art and antiquities marketplace, offering suggestions to protect both good faith consumers and online businesses from facilitating criminal behavior
How Can We Fund the Fight Against Antiquities Looting and Trafficking? A “Pollution” Tax on the Antiquities Tradeadmin 2020-09-03T02:36:11-04:00
Lawrence Rothfield advocates for an targeted "antiquities tax," to provide a sustainable funding stream to pay for more robust monitoring and enforcement efforts against the illicit market and improved site security.
How to End Impunity for Antiquities Traffickers: Assemble a Cultural Heritage Crimes Prosecution Teamadmin 2020-09-03T02:36:19-04:00
Ricardo "Rick" St. Hilaire calls for the formation of a Cultural Heritage Crimes team to transform the Department of Justice into a global law enforcement leader in the fight against the destruction, looting, and trafficking of world heritage.