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Global Ties U.S. National Meeting “Unity in Community” Includes Focus on Heritage Protection

When global leaders from the public and private sectors collaborate with their American counterparts through international exchange, their coordination can become a critical tool in addressing some of the greatest challenges faced by the international community.  Global Ties U.S., a nonprofit partner of the U.S. Department of State, is working [...]

Policy Brief No. 2: How Can We Fund the Fight Against Antiquities Looting and Trafficking? A “Pollution” Tax on the Antiquities Trade

The Antiquities Coalition Cultural Heritage Think Tank has published its second policy brief to address solutions to cultural racketeering. The latest release is by Dr. Lawrence Rothfield, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago. In the paper, Rothfield argues for levying a "pollution" tax on the legitimate antiquities [...]

Antiquities Coalition Returns to New Orleans for Cultural Heritage Law Seminar on Museums, Ethics, and the Law

Antiquities Coalition Returns to New Orleans for Cultural Heritage Law Seminar on Museums, Ethics, and the Law The Antiquities Coalition is proud to have joined with the Federal Bar Association of New Orleans, the nation’s largest chapter with over 1,200 members, on its 6th Annual Cultural Heritage Law Seminar. This [...]

Antiquities Coalition Commends Bold Action Of U.S. Government In The Fight Against Terrorism

Department of Justice Seeks Forfeiture of Looted Antiquities by Daesh In a historic step, the U.S. government is requesting the forfeiture of antiquities associated with the terrorist organization, ISIL, also known as Daesh. It is the first time that the U.S. government has used its authority to seek the forfeiture [...]

Egypt Celebrates the Return of Antiquities Seized During Investigation by U.S. Authorities

The end of 2016 has been marked with major successes for Egypt’s cultural heritage. Egypt has celebrated the repatriation of antiquities from France, Jordan, Switzerland, and now the United States. On December 1, 2016 the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, DC hosted a repatriation ceremony to celebrate the return of artifacts [...]

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