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Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril – Conference, 26 June

Posted on: April 24, 2015 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Institute of Art and Law, the Union Internationale des Avocats and the British Library present a one-of-a-kind conference on the theft, retrieval, sale and restitution of rare books, maps and manuscripts. The conference is entitled The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril and will take place at the Conference Centre of the British Library in London on Friday, […]

Gurlitt amongst the Poppies

Posted on: November 7, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Yesterday was the Annual General Meeting of the UK Registrars Group, held at the Banqueting Suite inside the Tower of London. The Group had invited the IAL to present on the topic of the Gurlitt Art Trove. The talk, delivered by Alex Herman, was entitled The Gurlitt Affair: Some Thoughts on the Legal Issues and dealt with the circumstances […]