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Talk starts at 6pm
Neil Brodie is Senior Research Fellow at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, investigating the international traffic in cultural objects. Neil is an archaeologist by training, and has held positions at the British School at Athens, the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, where he was Research Director of the Illicit Antiquities Research Centre, and Stanford University’s Archaeology Center. He was co-author of the report Stealing History, commissioned by the Museums Association and ICOM UK (UK Committee of the International Council of Museums) to advise upon the illicit trade in cultural material.
This talk is part of a lecture series that has been organised in conjunction with Newcastle University to coincide with the current Catastrope! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock.
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