Pell Lecture Series: When the Music Stopped: The Spoliation of Europe's Musical Property, 1933-1945, and 21st Century Concerns presented by Carla Shapreau

Date & Time: 
Thursday April 28, 2011 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
Heyns Room, Faculty Club, UC Berkeley

 

 

Pell Lecture Series
Presented by the Jewish Studies Program
Sponsored by The Joseph and Eda Pell Endowed Fund for Holocaust Studies

Carla Shapreau, Adjunct Professor, Boalt Law School

Carla Shapreau will discuss her research in the Institute of European Studies at U.C. Berkeley regarding the looting and displacement of musical manuscripts, printed music, and musical instruments during the Nazi Era, as well as the challenges that remain for 21st century progress.  Carla Shapreau is a Research Associate in the Institute of European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a member of the Adjunct Faculty in the School of Law, where she teaches a course on art and cultural property law.  Ms. Shapreau is co-author of Violin Fraud, Deception, Forgery, and Lawsuits in England and America(Oxford University Press 1997), and has lectured and written broadly regarding cultural property issues.  Ms. Shapreau is also a violin maker.



Supporters
Co-Sponsors: 
The Joseph and Eda Pell Endowed Fund for Holocaust Studies
Jewish Studies Program, UC Berkeley
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
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