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'Terezín Declaration – Ten Years Later: Conference Proceedings'

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Terezín Declaration – Ten Years Later: Conference Proceedings



January 2020


The published proceedings of the international academic conference held in Prague on 18-19 June, 2019 which reviewed progress since the 2009 Terezin Declaration are available here.

Publisher's Text:

The 7th International Conference on the documentation, identification and restitution of the cultural assets of WWII victims was held in Prague on 18-19 June, 2019. It focused on a range of questions connected with the spoliation of cultural assets belonging to Europe’s Jews during the Second World War.

The conference organizers wanted to commemorate ten years since the signing of the Terezín Declaration, which draws on the principles articulated in the Washington Declaration. This occasion represented an opportunity to evaluate new knowledge related to the identification of spoliated cultural assets, to investigate the different approaches to issues of restitution taken by various countries, and to explore the possibilities for engaging in close international cooperation on matters of provenance research.

We sincerely thank the speakers for providing the text of their conference papers or its summary.

This book was published by The Documentation Centre for Property Transfers of Cultural Assets of WW II Victims in Prague. The Proceedings are available both in printed form and as a downloadable PDF.with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. 

ISBN 978-80-907507-1-5 (print)
ISBN 978-80-907507-2-2 (online; pdf)

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