The Centre for Heritage is pleased to welcome three expert speakers, each involved in the fight against trafficking of cultural property at local and international level, for this roundtable discussion on the protection of archaeology against crime.
- Mark Harrison, Head of Heritage Crime Strategy, Historic England, will talk about the work of the Historic England Heritage Crime Programme, which marks in 10th anniversary in 2020
- Dr Karl Harrison, Lead Forensic Ecologist, Alecto Forensic Services Ltd, will speak about adapting forensic investigation techniques for dealing with heritage crime
- Professor David Gill, University of East Anglia, Fellow of the Centre for Heritage, will present the case of four Roman bronze figures in Fittings from a Roman Chariot: Heritage Crime or Serendipity in the Market?
The Centre for Heritage is an interdisciplinary centre based at Kent that brings together researchers who contribute to the identification, preservation, and better understanding of heritage to address political, economic, social and educational, and environmental threats.
Further information about the Centre and a full programme for event, the first in a series of roundtable discussions, can be found on the Centre for Heritage website: https://research.kent.ac.uk/heritage/