Dr Donna Yates

  • Lecturer (Sociology)

telephone: 01413303335
email: Donna.Yates@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • looting and trafficking of antiquities and cultural property
  • art crime
  • heritage protection and preservation
  • archaeology and heritage law and regulatory development
  • Latin American archaeology
  • culture and politics of the Andes
  • Indigenous social and political movements

Grants

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (2012–2015)

Core Fulbright Award (2012–2013)

Teaching

Postgraduate Certificate in Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime

Programme director for the master's level online PG Cert in Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime. The three courses are available to both distance learners and on-site University of Glasgow master's students.

Master's Degree Programmes

Module coordinator for courses related to antiquities and art crime for MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice (Sociology) and MSc Collecting and Provenance in an International Context (Art History)

 

Dr Yates is accepting proposals from qualified prospective PhD students, primarily in the fields of sociology and criminology.

Additional information

Membership

Member of the Trafficking Culture International Research Consortium

Websites

  • Anonymous Swiss Collector: antiquities theft, art crime, and the complexities of cultural objects
  • Stolen Gods: Reporting the theft and destruction of sacred art from around the world

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008
Number of items: 17.

2016

Mackenzie, S., and Yates, D. (2016) Trafficking cultural objects and human rights. In: Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights. Routledge. ISBN 9781138931176 (In Press)

2015

Yates, D. (2015) Value and doubt: the persuasive power of 'authenticity' in the antiquities market. PARSE: Platform for Artistic Research Sweden, 2, pp. 71-84.

Yates, D. (2015) Reality and practicality: challenges to effective cultural property policy on the ground in Latin America. International Journal of Cultural Property, 22(2-3), pp. 337-356. (doi:10.1017/S0940739115000156)

Mackenzie, S., and Yates, D. (2015) Collectors on illicit collecting: Higher loyalties and other techniques of neutralization in the unlawful collecting of rare and precious orchids and antiquities. Theoretical Criminology, (doi:10.1177/1362480615607625) (Early Online Publication)

Yates, D. (2015) Illicit cultural property from Latin America: looting, trafficking and sals. In: Demaris, F. (ed.) Countering Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods: The Global Challenge of Protecting the World’s Heritage. International Council of Museums: Paris, pp. 33-45. ISBN 9789290124153

Yates, D. (2015) Museums, collectors, and value manipulation: tax fraud through donation of antiquities. Journal of Financial Crime, 23(1), pp. 173-186. (doi:10.1108/JFC-11-2014-0051)

Yates, D., and Lambert, M. (2015) Crime, controversy and the comments section: discussing archaeological looting, trafficking, and the illicit antiquities trade online. Internet Archaeology(39), (doi:10.11141/ia.39.6)

2014

Yates, D. (2014) Church theft, insecurity, and community justice: the reality of source-end regulation of the market for illicit bolivian cultural objects. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 20(4), pp. 445-457. (doi:10.1007/s10610-014-9232-z)

Yates, D. (2014) Displacement, deforestation, and drugs: antiquities trafficking and the narcotics support economies of Guatemala. In: Kila, J. D. and Balcells, M. (eds.) Cultural Property Crimes: An Overview and Analysis on Contemporary Perspectives and Trends. Brill: Liden, pp. 21-36. ISBN 9789004280533 (doi:10.1163/9789004280540_003)

Yates, D. (2014) Lies, damned lies, and archaeologists: antiquities trafficking research as criminology and the ethics of identification. AP: Online Journal in Public Archaeology, 2014(1), pp. 7-19.

2013

Yates, D. (2013) Publication as preservation: a remote Maya site in the early 20th century. In: Swenson, A. and Mandler, P. (eds.) From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, 1800-1950. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.

Yates, D. (2013) The theft of cultural property in Bolivia: the absence of metal detectors. Arqueología Publica, 3, pp. 10-13.

2012

Yates, D. (2012) Review: Describing and Interpreting the Past: European and American Approaches to the Written Record of the Excacavation (by Cătălin Pavel). Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 27(1), [Book Review]

Yates, D. (2012) Imagined heritage [LOTR tourism]. Love Archaeology, pp. 28-29.

2011

Yates, D. (2011) Archaeology and autonomies: the legal framework of heritage management in a new Bolivia. International Journal of Cultural Property, 18(3), pp. 291-307. (doi:10.1017/S0940739111000257)

2009

Pruitt, T.C., and Yates, D. (2009) Introduction to special issue: 'Invention and Reinvention: Perceptions and Archaeological Practice'. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 24(1),

2008

Yates, D. (2008) Review of: 'Janaab'Pakal of Palenque: Reconstructing the Life and Death of a Maya Ruler', edited by Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 23(1), [Book Review]

This list was generated on Sun Jul 24 19:00:45 2016 BST.
Number of items: 17.

Articles

Yates, D. (2015) Value and doubt: the persuasive power of 'authenticity' in the antiquities market. PARSE: Platform for Artistic Research Sweden, 2, pp. 71-84.

Yates, D. (2015) Reality and practicality: challenges to effective cultural property policy on the ground in Latin America. International Journal of Cultural Property, 22(2-3), pp. 337-356. (doi:10.1017/S0940739115000156)

Mackenzie, S., and Yates, D. (2015) Collectors on illicit collecting: Higher loyalties and other techniques of neutralization in the unlawful collecting of rare and precious orchids and antiquities. Theoretical Criminology, (doi:10.1177/1362480615607625) (Early Online Publication)

Yates, D. (2015) Museums, collectors, and value manipulation: tax fraud through donation of antiquities. Journal of Financial Crime, 23(1), pp. 173-186. (doi:10.1108/JFC-11-2014-0051)

Yates, D., and Lambert, M. (2015) Crime, controversy and the comments section: discussing archaeological looting, trafficking, and the illicit antiquities trade online. Internet Archaeology(39), (doi:10.11141/ia.39.6)

Yates, D. (2014) Church theft, insecurity, and community justice: the reality of source-end regulation of the market for illicit bolivian cultural objects. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 20(4), pp. 445-457. (doi:10.1007/s10610-014-9232-z)

Yates, D. (2014) Lies, damned lies, and archaeologists: antiquities trafficking research as criminology and the ethics of identification. AP: Online Journal in Public Archaeology, 2014(1), pp. 7-19.

Yates, D. (2013) The theft of cultural property in Bolivia: the absence of metal detectors. Arqueología Publica, 3, pp. 10-13.

Yates, D. (2012) Imagined heritage [LOTR tourism]. Love Archaeology, pp. 28-29.

Yates, D. (2011) Archaeology and autonomies: the legal framework of heritage management in a new Bolivia. International Journal of Cultural Property, 18(3), pp. 291-307. (doi:10.1017/S0940739111000257)

Pruitt, T.C., and Yates, D. (2009) Introduction to special issue: 'Invention and Reinvention: Perceptions and Archaeological Practice'. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 24(1),

Book Sections

Mackenzie, S., and Yates, D. (2016) Trafficking cultural objects and human rights. In: Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights. Routledge. ISBN 9781138931176 (In Press)

Yates, D. (2015) Illicit cultural property from Latin America: looting, trafficking and sals. In: Demaris, F. (ed.) Countering Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods: The Global Challenge of Protecting the World’s Heritage. International Council of Museums: Paris, pp. 33-45. ISBN 9789290124153

Yates, D. (2014) Displacement, deforestation, and drugs: antiquities trafficking and the narcotics support economies of Guatemala. In: Kila, J. D. and Balcells, M. (eds.) Cultural Property Crimes: An Overview and Analysis on Contemporary Perspectives and Trends. Brill: Liden, pp. 21-36. ISBN 9789004280533 (doi:10.1163/9789004280540_003)

Yates, D. (2013) Publication as preservation: a remote Maya site in the early 20th century. In: Swenson, A. and Mandler, P. (eds.) From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, 1800-1950. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.

Book Reviews

Yates, D. (2012) Review: Describing and Interpreting the Past: European and American Approaches to the Written Record of the Excacavation (by Cătălin Pavel). Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 27(1), [Book Review]

Yates, D. (2008) Review of: 'Janaab'Pakal of Palenque: Reconstructing the Life and Death of a Maya Ruler', edited by Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 23(1), [Book Review]

This list was generated on Sun Jul 24 19:00:45 2016 BST.