Berceste Demiroglu

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SmartWater Leads to First Jail Sentence Under Indian Arts and Crafts Act

In 2012, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began using SmartWater in Operation Al Zuni, the most extensive federal investigation into Native American art fraud ever conducted. Over three and a half years, federal agents uncovered an elaborate network involving Filipino jewelry manufacturers and U.S. importers.

2018-11-15T14:13:44+00:00 November 14th, 2018|

Building Bridges: A Symposium on Global Cultural Heritage Preservation

Federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and the private sector came together for “Building Bridges: A Symposium on Global Cultural Heritage Preservation.” The AC participated in this two-day event, which explored how the U.S. can better safeguard culture around the world.

2018-11-01T17:23:37+00:00 November 1st, 2018|

Kazakhstan and United States Sign Bilateral Agreement to Preserve Jewish Heritage in Kazakhstan

On October 11, 2018, the Kazakh Culture and Sports Ministry and the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad signed a memorandum of understanding on the preservation of cultural heritage sites in Kazakhstan of significance to Americans and their ancestors.

2018-10-17T14:27:05+00:00 October 17th, 2018|

USCBS Annual Meeting Explores Recent Developments in Cultural Patrimony Protection in Combat Zones

On September 26, 2018, the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield held its annual meeting at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Speakers engaged in a thought-provoking conversation on the protection of cultural property during armed conflict.

2018-10-11T13:55:15+00:00 October 11th, 2018|
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