Teruggave erfgoed mag geen liefdadigheid zijn

Translated title of the contribution: Return of cultural treasures should not be an act of charity

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Abstract

The West must allow for an adequate response to evident and reparable cases of colonial injustice. Give victims the legal recognition they deserve, writes Wouter Veraart. Return of cultural objects should not be based on a “voluntary gesture”, since that would maintain the colonial relationship.
Translated title of the contributionReturn of cultural treasures should not be an act of charity
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)C10-C11
Number of pages2
JournalNRC Handelsblad
Volume2018
Issue numbernovember 29
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2018

Keywords

  • Restitutio, colonialism

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  • Governance for Society
  • Connected World

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