CFP=Heritage Crime=ACHS.2018

Call for Papers


Association of Critical Heritage Studies
4th Biennial Conference
1-6 September 2018
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Session title:
Heritage Crime

Session organizers:
Richard Hutchings & Marina La Salle, Vancouver Island University, and Institute for Critical Heritage and Tourism, British Columbia, Canada

Session abstract:
What is heritage crime and who perpetrates it? Who are its victims? What are the implications for those victimized? For the perpetrators? For society at large? Taking a critical approach to both heritage and crime, contributors to this cutting edge interdisciplinary session explore the emerging field of heritage crime studies. Suggested subject areas covered include:

State-sanctioned heritage crime
Heritage crime across borders
Crime against Indigenous and ethnic minority heritage
Heritage crime and international law
Crime against state heritage
Heritage crime and war
Looting and trafficking
Fakes and forgeries
Heritage crime as resistance
Policing and prosecuting heritage crime
Crime against intangible heritage and intellectual property
Cultural resource management (CRM) / cultural heritage management (CHM)

Please submit title and 200-word abstract by 27 March 2017 to icht.bc[at]