The Return of Looted Artefacts since 1945. Post-fascist and post-colonial restitution in comparative perspective

The Max Weber Foundation’s annual conference provides a forum for the foundation’s institutes and their research topics, as well as for other partner institutions. The event is organized and hosted by a different institute each year and provides the opportunity for an exchange of different interna- tional, comparative and trans- regional perspectives on current academic issues.


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16 - 17 - 18 May 2022


Wednesday 18 May 2022

09.00 – 11.00


Panel VI: Comparing Post-Fascist & Post-Colonial
Restitution: A Legal Perspective


Chairs: Birgit Schäbler (Orient-Institut Beirut) & Arianna Visconti  (Catholic University, Milan)


Leora Bilsky & Rachel Klagsbrun (Buchmann Faculty of Law & Minerva Center for Human Rights, Tel Aviv University), Beyond Restitution: from Jewish Cultural Reconstruction to the Sarr-Savoy Report – challenging the private property paradigm

Tabitha Oost (University of Amsterdam), A Changing “Moral” Paradigm in an Entangled Restitution Debate: lessons learned for the restitution of Nazi-Looted and colonial cultural objects

Benno Nietzel (Ruhr University Bochum), Collective and Individual Claims in the Restitution of Cultural Property

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