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Annual Conference

  • 27 Mar 2015
  • University of Pennsylvania


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Join us for LCCHP's Sixth Annual Conference on March 27 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

The full-day program will take place on Friday, March 27, 2015. We are proudly co-sponsoring the event with Penn Cultural Heritage Center, which is hosting the conference at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition to featuring panels and speakers, the opening reception on the evening of Thursday, March 26 will feature a presentation by international cultural heritage expert, Mariano Anzar.

The conference will examine: 
  • Archaeological site looting; 
  • Adequacy of US law, policy and practice in preventing looting and international trade in looted objects; 
  • Museum response to legal environment and collecting ethics; 
  • Due diligence in acquisitions/incoming loans & returns; 
  • Legal framework for the emergency responses to heritage destruction in times of conflict; and 
  • UN Resolution efforts to respond to looting and destruction in Syria.
REGISTER ONLINE and join us at our sixth annual conference on March 27, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA. We hope this event will provide a rich and illuminating context for the ever-growing public interest in cultural heritage preservation. Check back for details, updates, and the final program. 


Continuing Legal Education Credits: This program has been approved for 4.5 substantive and 1.0 ethics credit hours for Pennsylvania lawyers.  CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $82.50 ($41.25 public interest/nonprofit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. 

*Not a member? Join LCCHP and save on registration while helping us to preserve cultural heritage. You can join for as little as $25. Memberships are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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