ICOM Palmyra-Talk at the ICOM GC in Kyoto

4. September 2019, ICC - Kyoto International Conference Center, Room „Sakura”

Circulating Artefacts: An online platform against the looting and sale of illicit antiquities

Lecture by

Dr. Carlo Rindi, The British Museum


ICOM General Conference

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

13:30 – 14:30, ICC - Kyoto International Conference Center, Room „Sakura”


The ICOM Palmyra Talks are a series of events organized by ICOM Austria to raise public awareness on the importance of protecting archaeological sites, fighting against illicit trafficking and trading of cultural objects to save our common heritage. The  special ICOM Palmyra Talk on the occasion of the ICOM General Conference in Kyoto presents a groundbreaking new online-platform initiated by the British Museum to detect and recover looted artefacts.


Dr. Carlo Rindi (The British Museum), Dr. Danielle Spera (Präsidentin ICOM Österreich), Dr. Peter Keller (ICOM Director General)