Teaches (T) and/or researches (R) in:
2. History of the Jewish People: R
14: Modern: R
15: Regional and National (i.e. in North Africa, Greece, Eastern Europe, Germany, Middle East, Spain, India, South America, United States, etc): R
16: Local (e.g. the Jews of Canterbury, the Jews of Kovno, etc): R
21: Biographical Studies: R
8. Art, Architecture and Performing Arts: TR
60: Art (including iconography): R
9. Contemporary Studies: R
68: Jewish identity and assimilation: R
69: Anti-Semitism: R
70: Holocaust Studies: R
10. Jewish Studies and Resources: R
80: Librarianship and Archives: R
83: Museology: R
84: Genealogy: R
Anne Webber, together with David Lewis, is Founder and Co-Chair of the Commission for Looted Art in Europe (CLAE), set up in 1999, and founded the Central Registry of Looted Cultural Property 1933-1945, www.lootedart.com, in 2001 as an independent charitable body under the auspices of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. The Registry is an international research centre and online repository of detailed research, news and information from 49 countries and an onine database of 25,000 objects.
The Commission for Looted Art in Europe (CLAE) is an international, expert and non-profit representative body which negotiates restitution policies and procedures with governments and museums worldwide. CLAE acts on behalf of families, cultural institutions and governments to research, identify and recover their looted cultural property, and has achieved the restitution of over 3,500 items of cultural property. It promotes access to records and the identification of looted cultural property and the tracing of its rightful owners. CLAE is a partner in the International Research Portal for Records Related to Nazi-Era Cultural Property and was responsible for identifying, describing and introducing the UK records available in The National Archives (UK).
Anne Webber was a member of the drafting team of Council of Europe Resolution 1205 (1999) on the restitution of looted cultural property in Europe, on the organising committee of the Vilnius International Forum 2000 and the Prague Conference 2009 and is a member of the Advisory Council of the European Shoah Legacy Institute. She is a member of the British Spoliation Advisory Committee which has advised on the provenance research work of British museums since 1999. She was a member of the Hunt Museum Review Group and is on the Executive Board of the International Research Portal for Records Related to Nazi-Era Cultural Property.
She founded and chaired the UK\'s International Tracing Service (ITS) Stakeholder Committee which negotiated the UK\'s taking a digital copy of the ITS records now housed at The Wiener Library, London. She is a member of the UK Government Delegation to the International Commission which governs the ITS, and is a member of The Wiener Library\'s ITS Oversight Committee. She is a Governor of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, President of the Jewish Book Council and Jewish Book Week and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.