Speakers read the following papers (David Gill, who was on the program, could not join the event):
Neil Brodie (University of Glasgow): The role of academics
Stuart Campbell (University of Manchester): Mesopotamian objects in a conflicted world
Roberta Mazza (University of Manchester): Who owns the past? Private and public papyrus collections
Chris Naunton (Egypt Exploration Society, London): Association policies: the case of the Egypt Exploration Society
Vernon Rapley (V&A Museum, National Museum Security Group, London): ‘Working together.’ Law enforcement and cultural sector, intelligence sharing and cooperation
James Ede (Charles Ede Ltd, London): Dealers: trade, traffic and the consequences of demonisation
The seminar was sponsored by the School of Arts, Languages, and Cultures of the University of Manchester.