UnCommon Core | Past for Sale: New Approaches to Archaeological Looting

UnCommon Core | Past for Sale: New Approaches to Archaeological Looting

The illicit antiquities market is a global problem with serious consequences for scientific knowledge, global politics, local cultural identities, and the objects themselves. Supported by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, the Past for Sal...

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The illicit antiquities market is a global problem with serious consequences for scientific knowledge, global politics, local cultural identities, and the objects themselves. Supported by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, the Past for Sale project is a uniquely interdisciplinary collaboration that studies the scope of this market and posits new strategies to combat it. Leading University of Chicago thinkers from anthropology, art history, economics, law, and policy are setting a new agenda for safeguarding antiquities and cultural heritage for future generations.

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58 minutes, 6 seconds
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June 4, 2015
Published: September 25, 2015
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