May 18, 2022
Welcome, Emily!
Trafficking Transformations project would like to welcome Emily Peacock, who recently joined our project. We are happy to have you! Emily is a masters student at the University of York, […]
May 18, 2022
Welcome, Paul!
Trafficking Transformations project would like to welcome Paul P. Stewens, who recently joined our project. Welcome to the team! Paul is a guest researcher at the Maastricht University’s Faculty of […]
May 9, 2022
Yates speaking at Shaikh Ebrahim Center, 30 May
Dr Donna Yates will give an in-person talk “Illicit Antiquities: A Global Criminal Market” at Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research, Kingdom of Bahrain  on […]
May 9, 2022
Yates is one of the speakers at ICOMOS Nederland online lecture, 11 May
Dr Donna Yates will be one of the guest speakers at ICOMOS online lecture taking place on Wednesday 11th of May. Online lecture will focus on matters surrounding the legality […]
May 9, 2022
Yates giving a talk at Pint of Science festival, 10 May
Dr Donna Yates will participate in session titled “Recognising pseudoscience” taking place during Pint of Science festival on Tuesday, 10th of May.  In her talk Dr Yates will discuss How […]
March 21, 2022
Yates on Maastricht Diplomat podcast
Dr Donna Yates was interviewed on the Maastricht University’s student podcast the Maastricht Diplomat. In their new series titled “Abducted Art & Cultural Theft” they interview experts to discuss the […]
March 3, 2022
Yates wrote a piece for SSRC “Where Heritage Meets Violence” series
Dr Donna Yates wrote a piece titled “Violence as a Value Enhancer in the Art Market” for the Social Science Research Council’s “Where Heritage Meets Violence” series. In this piece, […]
February 14, 2022
Brodie and Yates spoke at UNESCO/EU Workshop, 27 January_video now available online
Neil Brodie and Donna Yates gave a keynote presentation titled “Money Laundering and Antiquities” at UNESCO/EU Workshop on the Role of the Financial Sector in the Fight against Illicit Trafficking […]
February 8, 2022
Criminology towards the metaverse: Cryptocurrency scams, grey economy and the technosocial
Mackenzie, Simon (2022) Criminology towards the metaverse: Cryptocurrency scams, grey economy and the technosocial. The British Journal of Criminology. 
January 31, 2022
Yates on “What Are Museums For?” podcast
Dr Donna Yates made an appearance on “What Are Museums For” podcast by Fitzwilliam Museum, Colnaghi Foundation and Athena Art Foundation. Dr Yates appeared on episode 4 titled “Restitution”. Fitzwilliam […]
January 26, 2022
Brodie and Yates speaking at UNESCO/EU Workshop, 27 January
Neil Brodie and Donna Yates will give a keynote presentation titled “Money Laundering and Antiquities” at UNESCO/EU Workshop on the Role of the Financial Sector in the Fight against Illicit […]
November 9, 2021
Why There is Still an Illicit Trade in Cultural Objects and What We Can Do About It
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 […]