Workshop

“Meteorite ownership and legal issues – Current situation and perspectives”

 

Saturday, August 21, 2021 morning: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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Convened by:

 

Ludovic Ferrière, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria

&

Brigitte Zanda, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France 

 

8:30 Opening of the room / Welcoming of the on-site participants

 

8:40 Starting of the session Zoom

 

8:45 Welcome & Introductory words (by Brigitte Zanda & Ludovic Ferrière)

 

8:50 Gretchen Benedix (Curtin University, Perth, Australia) [G.Benedix@curtin.edu.au] – Legal Issues Pertaining to Meteorites in Australia

 

9:00 Beda A. Hofmann (Natural History Museum Bern & Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland) [beda.hofmann@geo.unibe.ch] – Legal aspects of meteorite recovery in Switzerland and in the Sultanate of Oman

 

9:15 Chris Herd (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada) [herd@ualberta.ca] – Meteorites as Cultural Property: The Canadian Example

 

9:25 Alvaro Penteado Crósta (State University of Campinas, Brazil) [crosta@unicamp.br] – Brazilian Regulation for Meteorites: Ongoing Discussion

 

9:35 Silvia Irene Carrasquero (Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina – ICOM Argentina) (scarras@fcnym.unlp.edu.ar) – Legal Protection of Meteorites in Argentina: Present Situation

 

9:45 Millarca Valenzuela Picón (Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile) [millarca.valenzuela@ucn.cl] – Chilean Regulations and Laws for Meteorites

 

10:00 Nicholas Gessler (Duke University, Durham, USA – Retired) [nick.gessler@duke.edu] –Stakeholders in the Origin of Ownership: The World Heritage Convention, the Old Woman, and El Ali

 

10:15 Slot in search of a speaker – Legal Issues Pertaining to Meteorites in the United States

 

10:30 Coffee break / Virtual coffee break

 

10:50 Brigitte Zanda (Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, France) [brigitte.zanda@mnhn.fr] – Meteorite Ownership in France: a Historical Perspective

 

11:05 Ludovic Ferrière (Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria) [ludovic.ferriere@nhm-wien.ac.at] –Regulations and Laws for Meteorites in Europe: an Overview

 

11:20 Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane (Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco) [hassna.chennaoui@univh2c.ma] – Legislation on Geological Heritage and Meteorites in Morocco

 

11:35 Martin Kappler (https://karmaka.de) [karmaka@email.de] – Ownership, Regulations, and Meteorite Laws: Point of View of Meteorite Collectors and Dealers

 

11:50 Worldwide Potpourri (participants interested are welcome to contribute with a one minute/one ppt. slide presentation; Please contact Ludovic Ferrière until August 16th with suggestions)

 

12:05 Open discussion (moderated by Brigitte Zanda & Ludovic Ferrière)

 

12:25 Concluding remarks

 

12:30 End of the workshop

Lunch break* / Further discussions

 

(*while there is no lunch provided by the organizers participants may want to continue their discussions during a joint lunch)