HART0084: Repatriation in the Age of Global Dispossession
UCL History of Art, Year 2 BA Advanced Lecture, Autumn 2020; Wednesdays 11am-1pm
- Felwine Sarr and Bénédict Savoy, “The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage. Toward a New Relational Ethics,” Nov. 2018, pp. 1-60.
- Ariella Azoulay, “Understanding the Migrant Caravan in the Context of Imperial Plunder and Dispossession,” Hyperallergic (2018).
- Podcast: “Who Owns the Past? Museums and Cultural Heritage Repatriation,” History Talk, Episode 27 Jan 2019.
- Alternate Version (YouTube)
- Transcript of Podcast Discussion
Indictive Weekly Topics:
- Imperialism, Dispossession, Art, and Repatriation
- The Universal Survey Museum and Contemporary Contestations
- The Museum and the Colony
- Colonial Theft or Cultural Dispossession?
- Repatriation, Anthropology, and Human Remains
- Repatriation and Postcolonial Nation-Building
- Repatriation and the Crisis of Partition
- Codifying Repatriation and World Heritage
- The Politics of Repatriation in Times of War and Terror
- Repatriation, Activism, and Global Contemporary Art
- Towards a New Relational Ethics? – The Sarr-Savoy Report