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The Spoils of War - World War II and Its Aftermath. The Loss, Reappearance and Recovery of Cultural Property, 19-21 January 1995

Albania
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Australia
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Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Canada
Croatia
Cyprus
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
Georgia
Greece
Italy
Korea
Latvia
Lithuania
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Paraguay
Portugal
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Turkey
Ukraine
Uruguay
Yugoslavia

Title
The Spoils of War - World War II and Its Aftermath. The Loss, Reappearance, and Recovery of Cultural Property

Sponsor
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York

Date of Event
19-21 January 1995

Description
The Conference included speakers and representatives from more than fifteen countries. Reports were given on the circumstances surrounding the displacement of cultural property in some countries during World War II. The repatriation of property after the war was also considered, as well as the subsequent reappearance of some looted property in secret repositories and private collections. The Symposium also addressed contemporary restitution efforts and possibilities for the future.

Source
Josephine Leistra, 'New York Conference 'Spoils of War', Spoils of War International Newsletter, No. 0 (1995),  <http://spoils.libfl.ru/> accessed 1 November 2002

A book based on the Symposium was published in 1997:
The Spoils of War - World War II and Its Aftermath: The Loss, Reappearance, and Recovery of Cultural Property, Elizabeth Simpson (ed.), New York: Bard Graduate Centre for Studies in the Decorative Arts, 1997.

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