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Visiting Fellow, 2015 – 2017

Morag M. Kersel

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology; Co-director, Galilee Prehistory Project and Follow the Pots Project DePaul University

Biography

Photo by Erielle Bakkum

Featured Project

The Past for Sale: Morag Kersel – Visiting Fellow

Project Topics:

2015 – 2017

Projects

The Past for Sale: New Approaches to the Study of Archaeological Looting

The Past for Sale: New Approaches to the Study of Archaeological Looting

Researchers applied empirical research and new methodologies to identify promising policy solutions to the complex international problem of archaeological looting and trafficking.

The problem of archaeological looting has long vexed policymakers. But the opacity of the market for illicit antiquities makes it difficult for them to bring looting under control. Even as global demand rises and archaeological sites in war-torn regions are pillaged by terrorist groups, the...