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 Donna Yates and Brieanah Gouveia of King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center will be speaking at a 2-day international online conference (28 and 29 January) organised by Leiden University. Donna Yates and Brieanah Gouveia will be giving talk titled ‘Provenance narratives
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.
Mackenzie, Simon and Donna Yates (2020) Crime, Corruption, and Collateral Damage: Large Infrastructure Projects as a Threat to Cultural Heritage. In: Organized Crime and Corruption Across Borders Exploring the Belt
Mackenzie, Simon, Annette Hübschle, and Donna Yates (2020) Global Trade in Stolen Culture and Nature as Neocolonial Hegemony. In: The Emerald Handbook of Crime, Justice and Sustainable Development. J. Blaustein,