The PAESE joint project cooperates closely with various projects on the provenance research of collections from colonial contexts, which are described in more detail below.
Legal Problems of Provenance and Restitution of African Cultural Objects
Studies on the role of colonial law for provenance research on cultural assets and transfer of the results of legal provenance research for actual restitution.
Colonial Germany and the Hidden Cultural History of Germany in Ethnographic Collections
The project ‘Colonial Germany and the Hidden Cultural History of Germany in Ethnographic Collections’ brings together historical colonial collections from across Germany and the United States of America in a unique approach to provenance research. Working with major museum collections from New York to Bremen, the project has compiled an electronic database of more than 20,000 objects and more than 400 collectors, as of the end of 2019...