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Underwater Cultural Heritage in Court and At Sea

  • 05 Nov 2018
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • DePaul University College of Law, 25 E. Jackson Blvd., Room 903 (Lewis), Chicago, IL

Underwater Cultural Heritage in Court and At Sea: The Lost Fleet of Jean Ribault (1565) & the Battle of the Egadi Islands (241 BCE), with James Goold, attorney at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. 

DePaul University College of Law, 25 E. Jackson Blvd., Room 903 (Lewis), Chicago, IL

James Goold will speak about his most recent case in which he won protection for France for a little-known French warship sunk in 1565 that may be the most historically significant shipwreck in North American history. Mr. Goold will also present on his most prominent current nautical archaeology project, locating and recovering the remains of the 241 B.C. Battle of Egadi Islands in which the Navy Republican Rome defeated the Carthaginian Navy and won the First Punic War. 

James A. Goold, Esq. a lawyer based in Washington, D.C. at Covington & Burling LLP, has an extensive history and ongoing role in nautical archaeology. As a lawyer, Mr. Goold is the pre-eminent litigator in representing European nations, including Spain, France and Italy, and international archaeological and cultural institutions in protecting historic sunken ships from looting. As Chairman of RPM Nautical Foundation, Mr. Goold is extensively involved in nautical archaeology projects, primarily in the Mediterranean.

Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP to Alyssa Pullara at apullara@depaul.edu.

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