By William Logan, M?iréad Nic Craith, Ullrich Kockel
A spouse to historical past Studies is a finished, cutting-edge survey of the interdisciplinary research of cultural heritage.
- Outlines the foremost subject matters of analysis, together with cultural renovation, environmental security, global background and tourism, ethics, and human rights
- Accessibly prepared right into a colossal framework-setting essay by way of the editors by means of 3 sections on increasing, utilizing and abusing, and recasting heritage
- Provides a state of the art consultant to rising traits within the box that's that's international in scope, cross-cultural in concentration and demanding in approach
- Features contributions from a global array of students, together with a few with huge adventure in background perform via UNESCO global historical past Centre, ICOMOS, and nationwide historical past systems
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It seems to them that the best approach is to focus on possible future enhancements in relation to the intended purposes of the convention, and to push for a further evolution in heritage concepts and mechanisms. This leads Rudolff and Buckley to identify six interrelated problems where focused reform could deliver significant, “alternative,” and better futures for the World Heritage system: (1) the problem of Eurocentrism; (2) the problem of inflation and overload; (3) the reduction of credibility; (4) the problem of inclusion; (5) the nature/culture divide; and (6) the problem of conservation.
Langfield, W. Logan, and M. Nic Craith (eds), Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice, London: Routledge, pp. 21–30. Coombe, R. (2012) Managing Cultural Heritage as Neoliberal Governmentality. In R. Bendix, A. Eggert, and A. Peselmann (eds), Heritage Regimes and the State. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen, pp. 375–387. Cosgrove, D. (1984) Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Crooke, E. (2000) Politics, Archaeology and the Creation of a National Museum in Ireland: An Expression of National Life.
The shift towards a more critical approach to both heritage practice and heritage studies encourages educators, scholars, and practitioners to consider the human rights implications of conservation interventions, and to devise ways in which local people, especially indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities, can be empowered to play a meaningful role in determining how their heritage is identified and managed. Practitioners in the field thus need new skills in facilitating small group discussions, conflict resolution, and in listening patiently and respectfully rather than assuming their specialist training gives them ready‐made answers.