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.
Dr Simon Mackenzie will give an in-person presentation at Annual Conference and AGM held by the New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys. Dr Mackenzie will give a talk titled “NFTs:
Dr Annette Hübschle makes several cameo appearances on the brand new podcast – The Invisible Hand. This podcast explores the complexity of rhino poaching in Southern Africa. This series follows
Dr Simon Mackenzie has been invited to speak at the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference which celebrates 50th anniversary of the 1970 Convention. The conference is organised jointly by the UNESCO office in
Hübschle, Annette, Ashleigh Dore, Harriet Davies-Mostert (2021) Focus on victims and the community: applying restorative justice principles to wildlife crime offences in South Africa. The International Journal of Restorative Justice, 4
Yates, Donna and Diana Berzina (2020) Regulating the “Grey” Antiquities Market: What Works, What does not and a Way Forward. In: Opportunities And Challenges Of The Art And Antiques Market
Mackenzie, Simon and Donna Yates (2020) Researching the Structure of the Illicit Antiquities Trade. In: Provenance Research Today: Principles, Practice, Problems, A. Tompkins (ed.). London: Lund Humphries.