Andreas Giorgallis

Research title: Restitution of Colonial Cultural Objects: Questioning Colonial Amnesia?

Research Summary

Research Interests

  • International Cultural Heritage Law
  • Art Law
  • Public International Law
  • Law and Colonialism

Current Research

  • Restitution of Colonial Cultural Objects

Grants

Awards

  • A.G. Leventis Foundation Scholarship (2021 - 2022)

Conference

Conference Presentations

  • "Restitution of Colonial Cultural Objects: Acknowledging the "Colonial Present"" (2022 Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference, University of York, 06 April 2022).
  • "Rehumanisation and Repatriation: Adressing the Future of Human Remains in Collections" (The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, 09 December 2021). 
  • 26th Ius Commune Conference 2021: "Bringing Colonial Cultural Objects Before the Court: Adding Another Way for Access to Justice?" (25 - 26 November 2021).
  • Edinburgh Postgraduate Law Conference 2020: University of Edinburgh "Auction Houses and Cultural Objects: Confronting Old Challenges, Opening up New Horizons?" (03 - 04 February 2020).

 

Teaching

Guest Lecturer:

  • HISTART 5126: Objects in Motion: Provenance (Semester 1: 2021 - 2022) "Legal Claims to Underwater Cultural Heritage".
  • HISTART 5126: Objects in Motion: Provenance (Semester 1: 2021 - 2022) "Colonial Era Artefacts".
     

     

Additional Information

Academic Background

  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) with Minor Degree in History, University of Cyprus (2015 - 2019)
  • LL.M. International Law, University of Edinburgh (2019 - 2020)