Cultural Heritage Law Summer Schools

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International Cultural Heritage Law 2016

Registration for the International Cultural Heritage Law Summer School are now open.
Further information available here

Programme

Topics to be covered include: the trade in cultural objects; the restitution of stolen or looted artworks; the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict; the protection of the built heritage from natural and human-induced disasters; the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage and of the diversity of cultural expressions; the relationship between cultural heritage law and the main areas of intellectual property law; the settlement of cultural heritage disputes. In order to offer an up-to-date glance at international cultural heritage law, the lecturers will also describe its complex relationship with other fields of law – namely general international law, human rights law, and international investment law.

Course director

Professor Marc-André Renold
Faculty of Law
University of Geneva

Target Audience

The course welcomes applications from upper-year undergraduates, master’s degree students and PhD candidates in law and all other faculties, including art history, archaeology and anthropology. Practitioners, non-specialists and art enthusiasts may also apply.

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Previous Editions:

2015: https://www.genevasummerschools.ch/courses-2015/international-cultural-heritage-law

2014: https://www.genevasummerschools.ch/courses-2014/international-protection-of-cultural-heritage-in-the-21st-century-threats-and-challenges

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