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About Charlotte Woodhead

Dr Charlotte Woodhead is an associate professor at Warwick Law School and a non-practising barrister. She researches in cultural heritage law, with a particular specialism in claims before the Spoliation Advisory Panel. Her recent research has used the ethics of care to analyse how the UK cares for cultural heritage.

Proposals to Reform the British Museum Act Continue to Fall Under the Shadow of the Marbles

Posted on: March 25, 2024 by Charlotte Woodhead

The “legislative prison walls” of the British Museum Act In 2022, the then UK Prime Minister (the antepenultimate Prime Minister of recent times) responded to calls for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece by saying that it is for the trustees to decide. However, even if the trustees considered it appropriate to return […]