Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Legal + Political Frameworks

Legal + political frameworks

1 Total Number of Countries Signing per UNESCO Treaty

2 Number of State Parties That Signed the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage by region (1973 – 2009 cumulated)

3 Use of Operational Guidelines for World Heritage Sites

4 Agreement of Dealers in Art, Antiques, and Antiquities to Object-ID Standards †(1997)

5 Chronology of Key Developments in the Technology and Law of Cultural Trade

Legal + Political Frameworks

Global flows of media content, migrants, and tourists question traditional national understandings of heritage, memory, and identity. UNESCO's World Heritage List (see the corresponding indicator suite) exemplifies an intergovernmental discourse and practice relating to a certain category of heritage (Isar, 2008, and in this volume). The September ...

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