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Legal and financial instruments for safeguarding our intangible heritage

  title={Legal and financial instruments for safeguarding our intangible heritage},
  author={Harriet Jane Deacon and Luvuyo Dondolo and Megan Mrubata and Sandra Prosalendis},
Intangible heritage consists of the oral traditions, memories, languages, traditional performing arts or rituals, knowledge systems, values and know-how that we want to safeguard and pass on to future generations. Intangible heritage can be recorded in various ways, but it is often not expressed in a permanent physical form. Every performance or expression of intangible heritage is different and significant change is frequent. This makes it very vulnerable to loss, but also very… 

Transforming Representations of Intangible Heritage at Iziko (National) Museums, South Africa

The article is about the dilemma of transforming five former national museums in South Africa into one amalgamated heritage institution subscribing to a postapartheid national agenda and UNESCO’s

The internet as a tool for communicating life stories a new challenge for memory institutions

This paper arguesthat life stories and other personal biographical accounts should be considered as significant manifestations of the intangible cultural heritage. It addresses the consequences for

Intangible Heritage in Conservation Management Planning: The Case of Robben Island1

Robben Island Museum officially commemorates ‘the triumph of the human spirit over adversity’, relating especially to the period of political imprisonment between 1961 and 1991 when Robben Island was

Intellectual Property Forms for Art and Crafts Sectors: Investigating PACI’s Tools of Protecting Omani Crafts

Protecting intellectual property of the intangible values associated with traditional crafts objects, has received the most attention in international contexts (e.g. UNESCO, WIPO etc.) and in

Ambiguous Attachments and Industrious Nostalgias: Heritage Narratives of Russian Old Believers in Romania

This article questions notions of belonging in the case of displaced communities’ descendants and discusses such groups’ efforts to preserve their heritage. It examines the instrumental use of