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.
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.
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Programme StructureWhat 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
- 21 days
- 4 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesCriminal Law Liberal Arts View 13 other Short Courses in Criminal Law in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
All learners are invited to this course. No prior knowledge is required.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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