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Spring 2010 - International/Comparative Art & Antiquities Law

Baade, Hans W

Course ID: 397S  Unique # 29270  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Wednesday 3:30 pm - 5:20 pm TNH 3.127
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
We will discuss (1) international agreements for the protection of national cultural heritage, especially the UNESCO Convention; (2) national legislation for the protection of antiquities, e.g., in Mexico or in Turkey; (3) rules of bona fide purchase in the key art trading countries:  England, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, the United States; (4) United States customs and stolen-property trade law; (5) conflict-of-laws aspects of the international art trade; (6) practical problems of museum administration, artists' rights, and the like; and finally (7) actual cases in these countries in recent years.  I have participated in a number of these, and have a fairly extensive collection of records:  briefs, testimony, customs, documentation, etc.

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