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.


Yates speaking at “Imperial Artefacts” Conference, 28 Jan

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

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