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Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime

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About

Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime at FutureLearn.

Overview

From fakes and fraud, to thefts and trafficking, art crime has turned archaeological sites in Iraq and Syria into “lunar landscapes”, decapitated Buddha sculptures in Cambodia and left empty frames on museum walls. 

Key facts:

So how do we protect our heritage from theft, illegal sale, and destruction? Delve into the world of art crime and antiquities trafficking with this online course, and get answers from those fighting to save the world’s precious artefacts.

Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime is offered at FutureLearn.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Learn how context at archaeological sites is lost through looting
  • Explore the source of antiquities on the illicit market as it relates to poverty
  • Consider how antiquities trafficking can be considered a form of organized crime
  • Think about how the market for antiquities influences both looting and smuggling
  • Learn why art has value, and how value relates to art crime
  • Consider the realities and limitations of art theft

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 4 hrs/week

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

All learners are invited to this course. No prior knowledge is required.

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