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ARCA '14 Conference, Panel V: Looting, Litigation and Repatriation

Arts : ARCAblog

The fifth panel at ARCA's Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Art Crime Conference will feature:Will it be the Getty Bronze or L'atleta di Fano? Italy's ongoing case for the return of the bronze statue of the Victorious YouthMaurizio Fio...

Controversial Cockerel Statue is Cambridge's 'Cecil Rhodes'

Technology : News Week: Technology and Science

Cambridge University has become the latest educational establishment to face criticism over Britain’s colonial past. Students at Jesus College voted unanimously in favor of a motion calling for the repatriation of a bronze cockerel ...

Returning the Loot in the 21st Century

Academics / Archaeology : Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues

Kwame Opoku, 'Man with a conscience Returned his Grandfather's Looted Benin Bronzes' 27th March 2015. [...] there are not many persons in the Western world who, plagued by their conscience for holding looted art of other peoples, ar...

Cambridge College Bans Dress Up Party

Technology : News Week: Technology and Science

This week, Jesus College, Cambridge removed a bronze cockerel over protests that the looted sculpture celebrated Britain’s colonial past. Now, students on the Junior Parlour Committee (JPC) at another Cambridge College sparked contr...

Nigerian royals applaud Cambridge move on cockerel statue

Arts : Artdaily

Nigerian royals have welcomed moves at Britain's Cambridge University to return a bronze cockerel stolen with other artefacts during colonialist looting in the 19th century. Jesus College earlier this month said it was taking down t...


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