Cultural Heritage Law Internet Resources

Government and Intergovernmental Organizations

U.S. Department of State Cultural Heritage Center:
http://exchanges.state.gov/heritage/index.html

F.B.I. Art Theft Program
http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/arttheft/arttheft.htm

UNESCO:
http://www.unesco.org
(UNESCO web site and source for texts of primary relevant international conventions)

1970 UNESCO Convention States Parties:
http://www.unesco.org/eri/la/convention.asp?KO=13039&language=E&order=alpha

UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws:
http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=33928&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Private Organizations and List-Serves

The Association of Art Museum Directors:
http://www.aamd.org/

The American Alliance of Museums:
http://www.aam-us.org/

National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition:
http://law.depaul.edu/chmoot

U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield:
http://www.uscbs.org

IraqCrisis:
https://lists.uchicago.edu/web/info/iraqcrisis

Museum Security Network:
http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network
http://www.museum-security.org/artcrime.html
(Museum Security web site that archives articles dealing with museum issues)

Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation:
culturalheritagelaw.org

World Archaeological Congress:
worldarchaeologicalcongress.org

Blogs

Art Law Blog (Donn Zaretsky):
http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/

Cultural Heritage Lawyer (Rick St. Hilaire):
culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.it/

Looting Matters (David Gill):
http://lootingmatters.blogspot.it/

Culturegrrl (Lee Rosenbaum):
http://www.artsjournal.com/culturegrrl/

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