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Human Rights and Cultural Heritage A New Paradigm

November 1, 2017

5:00 p.m. Screening of The Destruction of Memory and Panel Discussion
Tim Slade, Patty Gerstenblith, Nancy C. Wilkie

7:00 p.m Opening Reception


8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Check-In

9:00 a.m. Welcome 
Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea and Patty Gerstenblith

9:15 a.m. Sovereigns vs. Peoples: Who Has Rights in Cultural Heritage
Lubna S. El-Gendi, moderator
Sarah Dávila-Ruhaak, The interconnectedness of the right to culture and self-determination
Rebecca Tsosie, Indigenous Peoples’ Claims to Governance of Cultural Heritage

10:15 a.m. Break 

10:30 a.m. Intangible Cultural Heritage
Morag Kersel, moderator 
Justin B. Richland, Jurisdictions of Significance: Narrating Heritage in a Hopi-US Tribal Consultation
George Nicholas, Heritage as a Basic Human Right: Equity, Education, Protection, Intervention
Catherine Bell, Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Museum Policy 

 11:45 a.m. Featured Lecture
Karima E. Bennoune, Cultural Heritage as a Human Rights Issue

12:45 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Featured Lecture
Shamila Batohi, Protection of Cultural Property: Perspectives of the ICC Prosecutor’s Office

2:30 p.m. Environmental Justice and Cultural Heritage
Patty Gerstenblith, moderator
Rosemary Coombe, Culturalized Properties in Neoliberal Futures: Frontiers of Dispossession and Indigenous Assertion
Dorothy Lippert, Consultation is the Least You Can Do; How meaningful relationships with tribes reinforce cultural rights
Dean Suagee, Human Rights for Indigenous Peoples: Some Implications of DAPL and KXL

3:45 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Alternative Methods of Resolving Cultural Heritage Disputes (Ethics Panel)
Thomas R. Kline, moderator
Stacey Jessiman de Nanteuil, A Distinct Approach for Resolving Indigenous Cultural Heritage Disputes
Alessandro Chechi, Unraveling Disputes over Cultural Objects and Cultural Rights through ADR Mechanisms
Lori Breslauer, International Repatriation at The Field Museum

5:15 p.m. Closing Reception