Dr. Roberta Mazza -- who spoke at ARCA's Art Crime Conference this year -- has organized a conference at the University of Manchester for tomorrow, October 25: "The John Rylands Seminar in Papyrology: To Publish or not to Publish".
To Publish or not to Publish?
A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Politics, Ethics and Economics of Ancient Artifacts
10:45-11:00 Welcome/Introduction: Roberta Mazza (University of Manchester)
11:00 -11:30 David Gill (University of Suffolk): What does ‘provenance’ mean?
11:30-12:00 Neil Brodie (University of Glasgow): The role of academics
12:00-12:30 Stuart Campbell (University of Manchester): Mesopotamian objects in a conflicted world
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
Chair: Roslynne Bell (University of Manchester)
13:30-14:00 Roberta Mazza (University of Manchester): Who owns the past? Private and public papyrus collections
14:00-14:30 Chris Naunton (Egypt Exploration Society, London): Association policies: the case of the Egypt Exploration Society
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-15:30 Vernon Rapley (V&A Museum, National Museum Security Group, London): ‘Working together.’ Law enforcement and cultural sector, intelligence sharing and cooperation
15:30-16:00 James Ede (Charles Ede Gallery, London): Dealers: trade, traffic and the consequences of demonization
16:00-16:45 The way forward: round table
Discussants include Marcel Marée (The British Museum), David Trobisch (Director of the Museum of the Bible/Green Collection, Washington DC), Nikolaos Gonis (UCL), Campbell Price (Manchester Museum), Nicole Vitellone (University of Liverpool), William Webber (Art Loss Register, London), Donna Yates (University of Glasgow)
EVERYBODY IS WELCOME!
For information e-mail the organizer: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Mazza is a Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History, University of Manchester; Academic honorary curator, Graeco-Roman Egypt antiquities, Manchester Museum; and Research Fellow, John Rylands Research Institute - John Rylands Library. Further information may be found on Dr. Mazza's blog, Faces & Voices.