Towards a Restatement of Restitution Rules: Research into the International Practice of Nazi-looted Art Restitution

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FPKProfessor Matthias Weller, University of Bonn,  (who has contributed to this blog in the past) hat issued the following press release about an exiting new project, which I would like to share with you:

“In April 2019, research began at the University of Bonn on international practice in the restitution of artworks stolen under the Nazi regime. Head of the research project is Prof. Dr. Matthias Weller, who holds the “Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach professorship for civil law, art and cultural property law”.

The project aims to provide a comprehensive, comparative analysis of international practice in the restitution of Nazi-looted art. It aims to establish a generalized set of rules on how decisions are made based on considerations of fairness and justice.

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Art Law: Bonn University to Create First Professorships Dedicated to Provenance Research

Universität BonnLast week, Bonn University, or  Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn by its full name, and Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation (Krupp Foundation) announced that the Foundation has endowed two professorships dedicated to provenance research.

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