To celebrate Africa month, The African Arts Institute presents - as part of it's exclusive early winter 'African Arts Campus' in May:
TITHO: The Illicit Trafficking of Heritage Objects (Regina Isaacs)
Course Outline: This lecture will begin by introducing at the legislative framework that protects Heritage Objects in South Africa. This is followed by asking what illicit trafficking is and what gives rise to it, as well as what measures are taken to combat illicit trafficking and finally it will consider the challenges in this field.
Dates: Monday 18 May
Venue: District Six Museum Homecoming Centre
Biography: Regina is currently employed at the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) as Manager of Heritage Objects), responsible for managing and conserving South Africa’s diverse heritage objects. She liaises with institutions responsible for state-owned collections and to this effect has over the years worked with Parliament, Mayibuye Centre, Robben Island Museum, University of Pretoria, Walter Sisulu University and Fort Hare among others, some of whom own Specifically Declared Collections. Her background in Public Administration has enabled her to apply the principles of good governance to manage South Africa’s Heritage Objects in an effective and efficient manner. She represented South Africa in Rome and in Windhoek at conferences that dealt with illicit trafficking. She also serves on the National Forum for the Law Enforcement of Heritage Related Crime (NALEH) that is represented by the Department of Arts and Culture, SAHRA, SAMA, SAPS Provincial Heads, Interpol, etc.
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