All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference

All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference

24-25 June 2016
University of Geneva, Uni Mail – Art Law Centre, 40, boulevard du Pont-d’Arve, CH – 1205 Geneva, Room MR290

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FRIDAY, 24 JUNE 2016
8:30 – Registration

9:00 – Opening speeches
Christine Chappuis, Dean of the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Marc-André Renold, Director of the Art-Law Centre, UNESCO Chair, University of Geneva

PANEL I – ART AND CULTURAL HERITAGE: WHAT IS THE ROLE OF ETHICS?
Chair: Stephen Urice, University of Miami School of Law, President of the International Cultural Property Society

Round table with the following keynote speakers:

9:10 – Tatiana Flessas, London School of Economics and Political Science

9:30 – Stephen W. Clark, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, The J. Paul Getty Trust

9:50 – Sophie Vigneron, Kent University

10:10 – Andrea Raschèr, Raschèr Consulting, Zürich

Discussion and coffee break

11:15 – Ethical Databases: Case Studies and Remaining Gaps in Cultural Heritage Information Sharing

Susan Douglas, University of Guelph, Canada

11:30 – Scores on the Doors: Establishing a Certificate of Virtue Framework for Future Art Market Regulation

Gareth Fletcher, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

11:45 – Cultural Heritage as Stock for Particle Physics Experiments: The Changing Game

Elena Perez-Alvaro, Licit Cultural Heritage Ltd, London

12:00 – Filling the Gap between International Organizations’ Soft Law and Cultural Institutions’ Governance

Maria Luisa Tufano and Sara Pugliese, University of Napoli “Parthenope”

12:15 – Protecting Cultural Heritage: Whose Burden?

Marie-Sophie de Clippele, Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles

12:30 – Ownership, Ethics and Mediation

Anthony Connerty, Barrister, London

Discussion and lunch break

PANEL II – CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE CROSSFIRE: REALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF PROTECTION EFFORTS
Chair: Marc-André Renold, Director of the Art-Law Centre, UNESCO Chair, University of Geneva

Round table with the following keynote speakers:

14:30 – Stephen Urice, University of Miami School of Law, President of the International Cultural Property Society

14:50 – Sabine von Schorlemer, University of Dresden

15:10 – Riccardo Pavoni, University of Siena

15:30 – Ali Ahmed Ali, Egyptian Government, Ministry of Antiquities

Discussion and coffee break

16:30 – Humanitarian Action and the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Times of Armed Conflict

Jihane Chedouki, École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France

16:45 – Reality and Effectiveness of Protection Efforts Involving Armed Non-State Actors

Marina Lostal (The Hague University of Applied Sciences), Kristin Hausler (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) and Pascal Bongard (Geneva Call)

17:00 – Concurrent State Responsibility in International Cultural Heritage Law between Erga Omnes Obligations and Territoriality

Vassilis Tzevelekos (University of Liverpool)

17:15 – Cultural Genocide under the Jurisdiction of the ICC: Possibilities and Limits of the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Wenke Brückner, University of Cologne

17:30 – The International Protection of World Heritage from Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Claudia Morini, ECampus University, Italy

Discussion

20:00 – Dinner
Tribute to John H. Merryman by Kurt Siehr.
Tribute to Pierre Lalive by Marc-André Renold.
With the kind support of the ICPS.

SATURDAY, 25 JUNE 2016
9:00 – Registration

PANEL III – CULTURAL HERITAGE IN PRACTICE: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL EXPERIENCES
Chair: Alessandro Chechi, University of Geneva

9:30 – Unequal Treatment: Plea for More Generous National Implementations of the 1970 UNESCO Convention in light of Canada’s Experience

Justine Ferland, University of Geneva

9:45 – Preserving the Divine and Combating Sacred Art Theft in Nepal and India

Donna Yates, University of Glasgow

10:00 – A Study on Legal Issues of the Implementation of 1970 UNESCO Convention in China

Hao Liu, China University of Political Science and Law

10:15 – Of the Rise of Safe Havens for Threatened Cultural Heritage

Nikolaus Paumgartner (Pestalozzi Attorneys) and Raphael Zingg (ETH Zurich)

Discussion and coffee break

11:15 – Protection of Cultural Heritage in the Kingdom of Bahrain: Practice and Challenges

Michal Wosinski, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

11:30 – Protecting Iraqi and Syrian Cultural Property against Illicit Trafficking for the Financing of Terrorism: The European Union’s Perspective

Sabrina Urbinati, University of Milano-Bicocca

11:45 – Where State Responsibility Does Not Apply: An Impasse for UNESCO

Yin-Cheng Hsu, University of Glasgow

Discussion

12:15 – Conclusions

Marc-André Renold and Stephen Urice

Please click here to register online (deadline: June 13th, 2016)