Alice Farren-Bradley is a specialist in contested cultural heritage and art law as well as a Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Crime at Cranfield University. She is currently completing a PhD at Newcastle University, where her research investigates the legal and art-market implications of cultural property protection during armed conflict. Outside of academia, Alice has over a decade of experience working on cultural property claims and heritage disputes involving looted, trafficked and forged artefacts. Since 2013 she has also managed the pro-bono Museum Security Network, which disseminates information on current threats to cultural heritage and active claims for the return of items in museum collections. Alice read Ancient History and Archaeology at Durham University before completing her legal studies through the University of Law.