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About Ana Filipa Vrdoljak

Ana Filipa Vrdoljak is Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney.
Professor Vrdoljak is the author of International Law, Museums and the Return of Cultural Objects (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) and editor of The Cultural Dimension of Human Rights (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013) and International Law for Common Goods: Normative Perspectives in Human Rights, Culture and Nature with F. Lenzerini (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014). She served as a consultant and was the co-author of the 2014 UNESCO review of the implementation of the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. She is completing a European Commission funded book project entitled Law and Cultural Heritage in Europe.
Professor Vrdoljak is co-General Editor, with Francesco Francioni, of the Oxford University Press book series entitled Cultural Heritage Law and Policy and member of the Advisory Board, International Journal of Cultural Property. She is a member of the Cultural Heritage Law Committee, International Law Association and Secretary of the International Cultural Property Society (U.S.). She has been Marie Curie Fellow and Jean Monnet Fellow, Law Department European University Institute, Florence, and visiting scholar at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge and Global Law School, New York University. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (in Law) from the University of Sydney.


Present Professor of Law, University of Technology, Sydney

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Contact Information

Faculty of Law
University of Technology, Sydney
P.O. Box 123
Broadway NSW 2007 Australia
T: +61 2 9514 3495
F: +61 2 9514 3400


Cultural heritage and international law (15)

Human rights (9)

International humanitarian law (8)