Art & Cultural Heritage Law

  • My next book – Art Cultural Heritage & Music Law’.
  • Art & Cultural Heritage Law Research Bibliography.

My next book

In March 2025 I am starting work on the writing of a new book – ‘Art Cultural Heritage & Music Law.’

My aim is to write a handbook for students & practitioners about the law & practice of Art Cultural Heritage & Music business transactions & dispute resolution.

For the Music Law ‘Research Bibliography’ see the ‘Music Law’ page.

See also:

Art & Cultural Heritage Law Research Bibliography

Albertini, Leon Battista (1972) On Painting, Penguin.

Aust, Anthony (2005) Handbook Of International Law, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press.

Aust, Anthony (2013) Modern Treaty Law and Practice, Third Edition, Cambridge University Press.

Bailliet, Cecilia M. (editor) (2020) Research Handbook on International Law and Peace, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

Bandle, Anne Laure (2016) The Sale Of Misattributed Artworks And Antiques At Auction, Edward Elgar.

Berger, John (1972) Ways of Seeing, Penguin.

Besong , Brian (2018) An Introduction to Ethics: A Natural Law Approach, Cascade Books.

Besson, Samantha & John Tasioulas (2013) The Philosophy of International Law, Oxford University Press.

Boas, Gideon (2012) Public International Law – Contemporary Principles and Perspectives, Edwar Elgar.

Bowling, Daniel (Editor) & David Hoffman (Editor) (2003), Bringing Peace Into the Room: How the Personal Qualities of the Mediator Impact the Process of Conflict Resolution, Jossey-Bass.

Carstens, Anne-Marie & Elizabeth Varner (2020), Intersections In International Cultural Heritage Law, Oxford University Press.

Carter, Jennifer (2022). Human Rights Museums: Critical Tensions Between Memory and Justice, Routledge.

Carty, Anthony (2017) Philosophy of International Law, Second Edition, Edinburgh University Press.

Catsambis, Alexis, Ben Ford & Donny L. Hamilton Editors (2011) The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology, Oxford University Press.

Chechi, Allesandro (2014) The Settlement Of International Cultural Heritage Disputes, Oxford University Press.

Clack, Timothy & Mark Dunkley (2022) Cultural Heritage in Modern Conflict, Past, Propaganda, Parade, Routledge.

Crawford, James & Martti Koskenniemi Editors (2012) The Cambridge Companion To International Law, Cambridge University Press.

Criddle, Evan J. & Evan Fox-Decent (2016) Fiduciaries of Humanity – How International Law Constitutes Authority, Oxford University Press.

Criddle, J., Evan Fox-Decent, Andrew S. Gold, Sung Hui Kim & Paul B.Miller (2018), Fiduciary Government, Cambridge University Press.

Criddle, Evan J., Paul B. Miller and Robert H. Sitkoff (2019) The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law, Oxford University Press.

Crisp, Roger (2015) The Oxford Handbook of The History Of Ethics, Oxford University Press.

D’Alleva, Anne (2012) Methods & Theories Of Art History Second Edition, Laurence King Publishing.

Davies, Stephen (2016) The Philosophy Of Art Second Edition, Wiley Blackwell.

de Chazournes, Laurence Boisson, Marcello G. Kohen & Jorge E. Vinuales (2013) Diplomatic and Judicial Means of Dispute Settlement, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

Djefal, Christian (2016) Static and Evolutive Treaty Interpretation, Cambridge University Press.

Drazewska, Berenika (2021) Military Necessity in International Cultural Heritage Law, Brill Nijhoff.

Dromgoole, Sarach (2014) Underwater Cultural Heritage and International Law, Cambridge University Press.

Duke, George & Robert P. George Editors (2017) The Cambridge Companion To Natural Law Jurisprudence, Cambridge University Press.

Durbach, Andrea and Lucas Lixinski (2019) Heritage, Culture And Rights – Challenging Legal Discourses, Hart.

Eldridge, Richard (2014) An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art, Cambridge University Press.

Espósito, Carlos and Kate Parlett, Editors (2023) The Cambridge Companion to the International Court of Justice, Cambridge University Press.

Fentiman, Richard (2010) International Commerical Litigation, Oxford University Press.

Fleck, Dieter, Editor (2021) The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law 4th ed, Oxford University Press.

Francioni, Francesco and Ana Filipa Vrdoljak, Editors (2020) The Oxford Handbook of International Cultural Heritage Law, Oxford University Press.

Fox-Decent, Evan (2011) Sovereignty’s Promise – The State as Fiduciary, Oxford University Press.

French, Duncan, Matthew Saul and Nigel D. White, Editors 2012) International Law and Dispute Settlement – New Problems and Techniques, Hart.

Friedlander, Max J. (1942) On Art And Connoisseurship, Beacon Press.

Gardiner, Richard (2015) Treaty Interpretation, Oxford University Press.

Goold, Benjamin J. & Liora Lazarus (2019) Security And Human Rights, Hart Publishing.

Gozzi, Gustavo (2019) Rights and Civilizations – A History and Philosophy of International Law, Cambridge University Press.

Grando, Michelle T. (2009) Evidence, Proof, and Fact-Finding in WTO Dispute Settlement, Oxford University Press.

Hansen Peo and Stefan Jonsson (2015) Eurafrica – The Untold History Of European Integration And Colonialsim, Bloomsbury.

Herman, Alexander (2021) Restitution – The Return of Cultural Artefacts, Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

Herman, Alexander (2023) The Pathenon Marbles Dispute, Institute of Art & Law.

Hollis, Duncan B. (2012) The Oxford Guide to Treaties, Oxford University Press.

Khalidi, Rashid (2020) The Hundred Years’ War On Palestine – A History of Settler Colonial Conquest and Resistance, Profile Books.

Kim, Jihon (2022) Non-State Actors in the Protection of Cultural Heritage: An Analysis on Their Rights, Obligations, and Roles, Springer-Verlag.

Kolb, Robert (2016) Theory of International Law, Bloomsbury.

Kolb, Robert (2017) Peremptory International Law Jus Cogens – A General Inventory, Bloomsbury.

Kolb, Robert (2017) The Law Of Treaties, Edward Elgar.

Koopmans, Sven M.G. (2008) Diplomatic Dispute Settlement – The Use of Inter-State Conciliation, T.M.C Asser Press.

Koopmans, Sven M.G. (2018) Negotiating Peace – A Guide To The Practice, Politics, And Law Of international Mediation, Oxford University Press.

Lafollette, Hugh (2010) The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics, Oxford University Press.

Lammy, David (2020) Tribes: A Search for Belonging in a Divided Society, Constable.

Lefebvre, Alexandre and Melanie White (editors) (2012) Bergson, Politics, And Religion, Duke University Press.

MacIntyre, Alasdair (2001) Whose Justice? Which Rationality?, Duckworth.

MacIntyre, Alasdair (2022) After Virtue, Bloosmbury.

Malik, Kenan (2014) The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics, Atlantic Books.

Malik, Kenan (2023) Not So Black and White: A History of Race from White Supremacy to Identity Politics, Hurst Publishers.

May, Larry (208) The Cambridge Handbook of the Just War, Cambridge University Press.

Mearsheimer, John J. (2014) The Tragedy Of Great Power Politics (Updated Edition), Norton.

Mearsheimer, John J. (2019) The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities (Henry L. Stimson Letures),Yale University Press.

Mearsheimer, John J. (2023) & Sebastian Rosato How States Think: The Rationality of Foreign Policy, Yale University Press.

Merrill, John and Eric De Brabandere (2022) Merrill’s International Dispute Settlement, Cambridge University Press.

Meyer, Thomas, Jose de Sales Marques & Marion Telo (2021) Towards a New Multilateralism – Cultural Divergence and Political Convergence?, Routledge.

Mirzoeff, Nicholas (2015) How to See the World, Penguin.

Nafziger, James A.R. & Robert Kirkwood Paterson Editors (2014) Handbook on the Law of Cultural Heritage and International Trade, Edward Elgar.

Napolitano, Andrew P. (2023) Freedom’s Anchor: An Introduction To Natural Law Jurisprudence In American Constitutional History, Academica Press Washington-London.

Natziger, James A.R., and Robert Kirkwood Paterson (2014) Handbook on the Law of Cultural Heritage and International Trade, Edward Elgar.

Odon, Daniel Ovo (2023) Armed Conflict and Human Rights Law: Protecting Civilians and International Humanitarian Law, Routledge.

Osthagen, Andreas (2022) Ocean Geopolitics: Marine Resources, Maritime Boundary Disputes and the Law of the Sea, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

O’Keefe, Patrick J. (2014) Shipwrecked heritage – A Commentary On The UNESCO Convention On Underwater Cultural Heritage, Second Edition, Institute of Art & Law.

O’Keefe, Patrick J. (2017) Protecting Cultural Objects: Before And After 1970, Institute of Art & Law.

Olsaretti, Serena, Editor (2018) The Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice, Oxford University Press.

Peak, Thomas (2021) Westphalia From Below: Humanitarian Intervention and the Myth of 1648, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd.

Poljanec, Kristijan (2023) Legal Theory Of Auction, Routledge.

Preziosi, Donald (2009) The Art of Art History – A Critical Anthology, Oxford University Press.

Prowda, Judith B. (2013) Visual Arts And The Law – A Handbook For Professionals, Lund Humphries in association with Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

Ramsbotham, Oliver, Tom Woodhouse & Hugh Miall (2021) Contemporary Conflict Resolution, Fourth Edition, Polity.

Roberts, Sir Ivor (2018) Satow’s Diplomatic Practice, Seventh Edition, Oxford University Press.

Robertsom, Iain & Derrick Chang (2008) The Art Business, Routledge.

Roodt, Christa (2015) Private International Law, Art and Cultural Heritage, Edward Elgar.

Ruys, Tom and Nicolas Angelet with Luco Ferro, Editors (2019) The Cambridge Handbook of Immunites And International Law, Cambridge University Press.

Saul, Ben & Dapo Akande (2020) The Oxford Guide To International Humanitarian Law, Oxford University Press.

Shafer-Landau, Russ (2013) Ethical Theory – An Anthology, Wiley-Blackwell.

Sheppard, Anne (1987) Aesthetics – An introduction to the philosophy of art, Oxford University Press.

Singer, Peter (1993) A Companion To Ethics, Blackwell Publishing.

Spencer, Ronald D. editor (2004) The Expert versus the Object – Judging Fakes And False Attributions In The Visual Arts, Oxford University Press.

Strasser, Freddie & Paul Randolph (2004), Mediation – A Psychological Insight into Conflict Resolution, Contunuum.

Stokes, Simon (2019) Digital Copyright Law And Practice Fifth Edition, Hart.

Stokes, Simon (2021) Art And Copyright Third Edition, Hart.

Tasioulas, John Editor (2020) The Cambridge Companion To The Philosophy Of Law, Cambridge University Press.

Tams, Christian J. & Antonios Tzanakopoulos (2012), Basic Documents on The Settlement Of International Disputes, Hart Publishing.

Tan, Floris (2023) The Duty to Investigate in Situations of Armed Conflict: An Examination under International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, and their Interplay, Brill Nijhoff.

Torremans, Paul and James J. Fawcett, Editors (2017) Cheshire, North & Fawcett – Private International Law, Fifteenth Edition, Oxford University Press.

Tsagourias, Nicholas and Alasdair Morrison (2023) International Humanitarian Law – Cases, Materials And Commentary, Cambridge University Press.

Vasari, Giorgio (1991) The Lives of the Artists, Oxford University Press.

Weatherall, Thomas (2015) Jus Cogens – Interntional Law and Social Contract, Cambridge University Press.

Welsh, Jennifer (2016) The Return Of History – Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century, Anansi.

Wilde, Ralph (2014) International Territorial Administration – How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away, Oxford University Press.

Wilson, Martin (2022) Art Law And Business Of Art, Second Edition, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Yarwood, Lisa (2012) State Accountability under International Law – Holding states accountable for a breach of jus cogens norms, Routledge.

Zhong, Hui (2018) China, Cultural Heritage And International Law, Routledge.

Zwier, Paul.J. (2013) Principled Negotiation And Mediation In The International Arena, Cambridge University Press.