On September 26th, on the sidelines of the 73rd Annual United Nations General Assembly, the New York Public Library (NYPL) hosted a fascinating symposium on the critical role that cultural institutions play in engaging shared heritage.
A joint program by the Antiquities Coalition and the Middle East Institute heard from Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli from the Carabinieri Commander for the Protection of Cultural Heritage on their efforts to, among other things, “identifying perpetrators of crimes against the cultural heritage”.
A joint program by the Antiquities Coalition and the Middle East Institute heard from Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli from the “Carabinieri Commander for the Protection of Cultural Heritage” on their efforts to, among other things, “identifying perpetrators of crimes against the cultural heritage.
Fresh off of the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage’s successful completion of a massive sting operation in July 2018, the Antiquities Coalition was honored to host the leader of the unit, General Fabrizio Parrulli, for a week-long visit in Washington, D.C
On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, cultural heritage advocates, law enforcement officials, and members of the public streamed into Meyer Auditorium at the Freer Gallery of Art to hear a talk given by Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli, director of the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage.
The Antiquities Coalition will host Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli of the Italian Carabinieri the week of July 30 in Washington, D.C. His visit follows a major bust of an international crime ring by the Carabinieri and other European law enforcement.
There are a number of actions that so-called source countries can take to keep their illicit antiquities off the American market. One powerful option is a bilateral agreement negotiated under the 1970 UNESCO Convention.
In his new book Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime During War, Arthur Tompkins takes a look at dire effects of conflict on a nation’s cultural patrimony.
Two years after the raids at the Asia Art Week in New York that rocked the industry in 2016, the fair that lasts for 10 days witnessed another successful edition of its business.
Some of the most iconic scenes in the Star Wars trilogies are located in Tunisia, a nation that has suffered significant economic and political instability since the 2011 Arab Spring.
On April 25, 2018, the Archaeological Institute of America and the Antiquities Coalition celebrated major contributions in protecting our shared world heritage, including the first bilateral cultural agreements between the United States and Arab nations.
In response to concerns of the growing illicit trade, early this year, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced that it is establishing an Antiquities Trafficking Unit, that “formalizes the collaborative processes and partnerships that led to these successful recoveries.”