Next IAL Study Forum – 25 February

Posted on: January 25, 2023 by

We are pleased to announce our next Study Forum, which will be a virtual event, on 25 February 2023. Like our earlier study forums, this will provide an opportunity to hear about some of the fascinating issues and recent developments in the art and cultural heritage law field.

Topics and speakers will include:

  • ‘Protection of cultural property in times of war’, Anne-Marie Carstens, Assistant Professor and Director of Lawyering, University of Maryland School of Law
  • ‘The restitution dispute as a “hard case” in law’, Kamil Zeidler, Chair of Department of Theory and Philosophy of State and Law, University of Gdansk
  • ‘Fiduciary obligations for galleries – New York and beyond’, Richard Lehun, attorney, Stropheus Law
  • ‘Cultural heritage of Indigenous Peoples’, Robert A. Hershey, Attorney at law and Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona College of Law
  • ‘The legal theory of auctions’, Kristijan Poljanec, Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Law, University of Zagreb
  • ‘Art mediation’, Rebecca Hawkes-Reynolds, Institute of Art & Law
  • ‘The new Charities Act and its impact on museum restitution cases’, Alexander Herman, Institute of Art & Law


More to be announced shortly.

CLICK HERE to book a place.

Details are as follows:

Date and Time: 25 February 2023, from 9.45 am to 5.00 pm (UK time)

Delivery method: Zoom (link will be sent several days before the event)

Cost to attend: £72.00, incl VAT (£60.00 + £12.00 VAT). 50% discount for IAL members (and UKRG / BADA members). The event is free for IAL distance learning students. Click above link for more details.

This event qualifies for CPD/CLE points.

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About Alexander Herman

Alexander is Director of the Institute of Art and Law. You can find him on Twitter @artlawalex and on LinkedIn. His two books 'The Parthenon Marbles Dispute – Heritage, Law Politics' and 'Restitution – The Return of Cultural Artefacts' are out now.