The book Perceptions of Sustainability in Heritage Studies is the fourth book in the Heritage Studies Series, edited by Marie-Theres Albert. In this book, the authors present the subject of heritage and sustainability, taking into account a paradigmatic, historic-methodological and disciplinary classification.
In the book 40 Years World Heritage Convention, the authors present the history of the most successful convention that has ever been adopted by UNESCO. In this publication, the authors provide the diverse backgrounds, developments and details of the Convention and support their discussions with a number of images.
The publication Understanding Heritage – Perspectives in Heritage Studies is the first in a new series. This series aims at systematizing many years of disciplinarily and interdisciplinarily led discourse. Through this publication, the paradigmatic orientation of the series, Heritage Studies, constitutes a contribution for human development.
An international symposium on “Constructing World Heritage” with scholars from 12 countries was hosted at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus on the occasion of the inauguration of the UNESCO Chair in World Heritage Studies.
The publication Cultural Resources Strategy for Sustainable Development is the result of the EU-project “Cultural Capital Counts” (CCC), which is concerned with strategies of identification and valorization of intangible heritage with the aim of sustainable regional development.
Prepared by the Chair of Intercultural Studies / UNESCO Chair in Heritage Studies on behalf of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany, January 2011.
Plea for a reflexive perspectives mode
Is there any truth in the statement that mediation is a universal instrument for conflict management? How can cultural action plans promote understanding in intercultural contexts?