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Cultural Heritage Law Summer Schools

International Cultural Heritage Law 2016

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


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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