Edgar TijhuisAssociation for Research Into Crimes Against Art
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January 2018 - present
Association for Research Into Crimes Against Art
- Managing Director
January 2009 - December 2013
- Guest lecturer
OPINIE De discussie over een DNA-databank met de gegevens van alle Nederlanders is - voorspelbaar - losgebarsten sinds de aanhouding van Jasper S., de verdachte in de zaak-Vaatstra. Zonder naar de daadwerkelijke mogelijkheden van DNA voor de opsporing te kijken, is het echter weinig relevant om over privacy en andere mogelijke voor- of nadelen...
Crime with art and antiquities often involves cross-border crime (de Roux and Paringaux 1999; Tijhuis 2009a). Both stolen art and illegally excavated antiquities are often, and in the case of antiquities usually, taken abroad to be sold there (Brodie et al. 2001; Middlemas 1975). In this chapter, crime with art and antiquities are limited to situat...
Cultural artifacts encompass both antiquities and works of art. Global crime related to cultural artifacts can be divided into several types. This article discusses these types and look at the nexus with other types of crime. It focuses on art crimes that involve cross-border activities. The transnational trade in stolen art and antiquities can be...
In this PhD study the interface between legal governments and corporations on the one hand, and transnational criminals at the other hand, is analysed in depth. In the first part of the book, a typology of interfaces is developed that can be used to describe interfaces between legal and illegal actors. Furthermore, an analytical model, the so-calle...
Draft (2003) for Art Antiquity & Law, 8(2), 149-165. 'It is a melancholy observation that, although the UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property was adopted as long ago as 1970, the destruction of archaeological sites through looting has increased rather t...