Event Detail

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Lecture: Tess Davis

“Tomb Raiders and Terrorist Financing: Cutting off the Islamic State’s Illicit Traffic in ‘Blood Antiquities’”
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Lectures and Gallery Talks

Davis, a lawyer who has dedicated the last decade to combating the illicit antiquities trade, served as executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation before joining the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow. Cosponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts; UGA departments of anthropology, political science and sociology; Office of the Vice President for Instruction; Dean Rusk International Law Center at the UGA School of Law; and the Georgia Museum of Art.

Part of the UGA Signature Lectures series.