The TRANSFORM Project studies the complex relationships between people and objects and how those relationships can lead to crime.
TRANSFORM doesn’t just focus on criminal acts.
We are interested in legal interactions with objects too.
By learning about the legal and illegal networks that form around antiquities, wildlife, and fossils we hope to better understand why people break the law and to develop better ways to protect these objects.
Diāna Bērziņa will speak at 28th EAA Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary, 31 August – 3 September 2022. Bērziņa will participate in session #237 Protecting the Past Is the Key
Dr Donna Yates will teach at Summer School: Contested Heritage and the Role of Provenance Research, taking place from 29 Aug to 1 Sep 2022 at the Leiden University Campus,
Dr Donna Yates will speak at Foro Rumbo a Mondiacult 2022 conference taking place from 8 to 10 August 2022. Dr Yates will participate in session titled “Tráfico Ilícito: búsqueda
Yates, Donna (2022) What auction catalogue analysis cannot tell us about the market. In: Global Perspectives on Cultural Property Crime, M.D. Fabiani, K. Melody Burmon, S. Hufnagel (eds.). London: Routledge.
Mackenzie, Simon (2022) Criminology towards the metaverse: Cryptocurrency scams, grey economy and the technosocial. The British Journal of Criminology.
Brodie, Neil, Morag M. Kersel, Simon Mackenzie, Isber Sabrine, Emiline Smith and Donna Yates (2021) Why There is Still an Illicit Trade in Cultural Objects and What We Can Do
Magliocca, Nicholas, Aurora Torres, Jared Margulies, Kendra McSweeney, Inés Arroyo-Quiroz, Neil Carter, Kevin Curtin, Tara Easter, Meredith Gore, Annette Hübschle, Francis Massé, Aunshul Rege, and Elizabeth Tellman (2021) Comparative Analysis