Online information event on funding opportunities for provenance research on collections from colonial contexts in Germany
The department Cultural Goods and Collections from Colonial Contexts of the German Lost Art Foundation will present its activities and the funding opportunities at an online event on Wednesday, 29th November 2023
from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. (UTC+2:00) and
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (UTC+2:00).
We cordially invite you and all interested parties to attend! Please feel free to share this message within your professional networks.
The German Lost Art Foundation was established as a civil-law foundation by the German federal and state governments and leading municipal associations on 1st January 2015. It is a national and international contact partner for all matters pertaining to the illegal seizure of cultural goods in Germany. The main activities focus on cultural assets confiscated by the National Socialists through persecution. Another field of activity is cultural property losses during the Soviet occupation and in the GDR.
As of April 2018, the Foundation is also active in the field of cultural goods and collections from colonial contexts. Since 2019 some 64 projects looking into the provenance of museum collections have been awarded funding, many of which are international collaborative projects.
The funding is aimed at institutions collecting, preserving or researching cultural goods and collections from colonial contexts. These include museums, universities and other research institutions. The funding explicitly aims to strengthen international cooperation and intensify exchange with regions and communities of origin.
At the Webex conference, we will provide information about the various funding opportunities.
If you are interested to attend, please register for the event with Anna Wickes-Neira (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, 27th November 2023. We will send you an email with the registration information shortly before the event.
The department Cultural Goods and Collections from Colonial Contexts is looking forward to sharing ideas and information with you!