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Sotheby's Amsterdam Restitution Symposium 30 January 2008

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The most recent in Sotheby's series of symposia on the subject of Restitution took place in the auditorium of Sotheby’s Amsterdam on Wednesday 30th January 2008 from 9.30 to 17.30.

The morning session focused on Dutch cases and claims, while the afternoon was devoted to papers reflecting aspects of Restitution over the last decade since the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets.  Speakers were:

Professor Dr. Rudi Ekkart (Chairman, Origins Unknown Commission);

Professor Dr. Inge van der Vlies (University of Amsterdam);

Sarah Jackson (Art Loss Register)  Her paper is available here.

Dr Amy Walsh (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Anna B. Rubin (Holocaust Claims Processing Office)  Her paper is available here

Sophie Lillie (author of Was einmal war);

Gert-Jan van den Bergh (Partner, Leidsegracht 3 Advocaten, The Netherlands)  His paper is available here.

A copy of the programme is available here.

Further information is available from Sotheby's restitution@sothebys.com

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