Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Executive Course: Stolen Goods, Forgeries and Loot (HKU, 6-7 March 2017)


Stolen Goods, Forgeries and Loot: Intersections of Art, Law and Crime 

Monday 6th – Tuesday 7th March 2017
10:00 – 17:30
Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower,
Centennial Campus The University of Hong Kong 

The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law is pleased to announce its first Executive Course on Art, Law and Crime. The Course will comprise of two days of intensive interactive workshops (for a total of 10 hours), with a focus on stolen goods, forgeries and loot. Attendees will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. 

The course will be led by the following Discussants: 
Dr. Saskia Hufnagel, Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law and Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) at Queen Mary University of London. Saskia is currently a Visiting Fellow with HKU’s Centre for Comparative and Public Law. Saskia was a Research Fellow at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, Griffith University, Australia, and was a Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Leeds. Whilst completing her PhD, she taught at the ANU College of Law and between 2009 and 2011 she held a permanent teaching position at the University of Canberra. She is an accredited German legal professional specialising in criminal law.  
Dr. Rebecca Wong, Assistant Professor at City University of Hong Kong. Rebecca completed her PhD studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. Her primary research interests are in the fields of green criminology, environmental crime, illegal endangered wildlife trade, criminal networks and issues of trust in the underworld. She is also an associate member of the Extra Legal Governance Institute and the Elephant Research & Conservation Network, University of Oxford. 
Toby J.A. Bull has a BA (Hons) in ‘Fine Arts Valuation’ and a MSc in ‘Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management’. He is a certified art authenticator, having studied at the Centre for Cultural Material Conservation and graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is widely published in the art crime field and is a very experienced lecturer in the subject. Since 1993, he has worked for the Hong Kong Police Force. Toby is a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars and holds the Freedom of the City of London.  
(1) The fee for the Executive Course is HK$4,000 per person, payable upon registration. 
(2) Students will enjoy a discounted fee of HK$1,600 per person. Proof of student status should be submitted with the cheque (Copy of Student ID). 
(3) Those wishing to attend the Executive Course should register here. Cheques should be made payable to “The University of Hong Kong” with your full name and telephone number written on the back of the cheque and sent to Ms. Joyce Fung at Room 921, 9/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong. 
(4) Registration will be completed upon the receipt of the course fee by the Centre for Comparative and Public Law and a confirmation email will be sent to you to advise you accordingly. Receipts for payment will be available for collection on the first day of the course from the registration desk in the morning. 
(5) No refund will be provided for any course fees paid once registration has been confirmed. 
(6) We are currently applying to the Law Society of Hong Kong for CPD points for the course. 
(7) Inquiries may be addressed to Ms. Joyce Fung at joycef@hku.hk.

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