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The safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in England : a comparative exploration

  title={The safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in England : a comparative exploration},
  author={Scott Michael Harrison},
This study explores intangible cultural heritage policy in the UK, and more specifically England, looking at national and international positions, as well as a view at community level, and focusing on the domain of traditional craftsmanship as expounded by UNESCO in the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). The Convention attempted to show that UNESCO accepts that cultural heritage does not end at monuments. It also includes "living expressions ... such… Expand
Understanding Intangible Culture Heritage Preservation via Analyzing Inhabitants’ Garments of Early 19th Century in Weld Quay, Malaysia
This qualitative study describes the procedures undertaken to explore the Intangible Culture Heritage (ICH) preservation, especially focusing on the inhabitants’ garments of different ethnic groupsExpand
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Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in the 2003 UNESCO Convention: a critical appraisal
This critical article expounds on what 'intangible cultural heritage' is and the historical background of UNESCO's attempts to safeguard and protect the world's living cultural heritage in the wakeExpand
The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Wales: a Need for Safeguarding
In the last decade, appearances of the Mari Lwyd have steadily increased during winter time in Wales. A tradition based around the decoration of a horse’s skull, regulated competitive verse and song,Expand
Selecting Heritage: The Interplay of Art, Politics and Identity
This article discusses the international protection of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) by a UNESCO-based regime created by the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible CulturalExpand
Switzerland and the UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage
In 2008, Switzerland ratified both the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expression and the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. In aExpand
Unesco Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage – Concepts and Implementation
  • 2015
Unesco adopted the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003. Finland ratified the Convention in 2013 and the Finnish National Board of Antiquities is currentlyExpand
The Government of Canada and Intangible Cultural Heritage : An Excursion into Federal Domestic Policies and the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention
Over the past twenty years, what constitutes a culture’s heritage has been debated amongst those responsible for governmental policies, as well as the constituents that governments serve. WhileExpand
Patrimonial Reflections : From Burning Buildings to Bodies of Heritage
The author of this paper argues that the rise of cultural heritage is perhaps the chief example of a newfound valuation of cultural practices and objects in terms of their expediency for economic andExpand
Cultural Research and Intangible Heritage
Intangible heritage deemed worthy of preservation is often regarded as traditional culture that reflects the identity of a particular nation or group. Traditional cultures are distinct fromExpand
The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: the legal framework and universally recognized principles
Stresses the value of intangible cultural heritage as it embodies the identities of people. On that point, the author expresses that heritage is to nations what the soul is to human beings. ThisExpand
Intangible cultural heritage: The living culture of peoples
Intangible cultural heritage (ICH), made up of all immaterial manifestations of culture, represents the variety of living heritage of humanity as well as the most important vehicle of culturalExpand