The Diploma in Intellectual Property and Collections (DipIPC) course, aimed at art/museum professionals and legal practitioners, will begin in London in one week. This three day course (10-12 June) will cover art, copyright, moral rights, the new UK legislation, orphan works, licensing and international dealings with art. For more information, click here.
And there will be two important events later in June. The first, on Friday 26 June, will be a one-day conference at the British Library on the topic of stolen books and their recovery. It is entitled The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril and will bring together a number of international experts in the field. The cost to attend is £60.
The second is an IAL study forum running on Saturday 27 June. This will include a wide variety of speakers on a broad range of topics, including: the Gurlitt saga, fair use under US law, looting and recovery of Turkish artefacts, mediation procedures for museums and indigenous cultural rights in New Zealand. The cost to attend is £144, but there are discounts available (and it’s free for current IAL distance learning students).