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Property Protection and Protection of Cultural Heritage

Federico Lenzerini

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In contemporary international law, the tension between the public interest in safeguarding cultural heritage and private property rights — including investors' rights — is often hard to settle, as ... More


From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Astrid Swenson and Peter Mandler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

What was the effect of the British empire on the cultures and civilizations of the peoples over whom it ruled? This book takes a novel approach to this important and controversial subject by ... More


Litigation, Regulation, and International Law as Law and Policy Drivers in the United States

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines how public and private actors are using litigation, regulation, and international law to influence federal climate policy. It begins by reviewing past and present climate change ... More


The Heritage of Empire*

Astrid Swenson

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter maps the relationships between heritage and empire in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and their impact on notions of world heritage. It connects the history of heritage in ... More


The Ability of Environmental Treaties to Address Environmental Problems in Post-Conflict

Britta Sjöstedt

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines how international environmental law pertains in the transition phase from armed conflict to peace (post-conflict). Environmental treaties have the ability to fill an ... More


Funding Strategies for World Heritage Sites in Least Developed Countries

Brijesh Thapa

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

An international strategy adopted by UNESCO including many least developed countries (LDCs) encourages its members to identify and submit nominations for heritage sites to the World Heritage ... More


Cultural Heritage and the Environment

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 4 addresses the intimate and frequently mutual relationship that exists between the cultural and natural heritage. In order to understand this relationship better, the shared norms and ... More


Nested BoxesTangible Cultural Heritage and Environmental Protection in Light of Climate Change

Ottavio Quirico

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The international protection of tangible cultural heritage overlaps with that of the environment, ranging from the conservation of biodiversity to the prevention of desertification. Against this ... More


Corridor Diplomacy

Tim Winter

in Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226658216
eISBN:
9780226658490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226658490.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Belt and Road is fostering infrastructure investments, transboundary development corridors, trade deals, as well as the conservation of World Heritage Sites, museums, and historical cities. The ... More


New Horizons of State Succession: Reconciliation and Cultural Cooperation

Andrzej Jakubowski

in State Succession in Cultural Property

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738060
eISBN:
9780191801617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738060.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with alternative solutions applied in the current practice of state succession in cultural property, often driven by a concept of reconciliation. The impact of international ... More


The 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention

Amy Strecker

in Landscape Protection in International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826248
eISBN:
9780191865183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826248.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 5 analyses the evolving conception and protection of landscape in the World Heritage Convention. First, it traces the development of landscape protection from its early conceptual dependency ... More


Sigiriya Rock: Global Heritage Commodified, Local Heritage Forgotten, and Who Is Listening?

Jagath Weerasinghe and Peter R. Schmidt

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter critically discusses the current heritage management processes deployed at the Sigiriya World Heritage site in Sri Lanka, a significant tourist attraction. We examine the current ... More


Historical Openings

Tim Winter

in Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226658216
eISBN:
9780226658490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226658490.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Here the analysis steps back to consider how a renewed interest in the Silk Roads raises important questions about world history and the identities of nations and cities. It is argued that Belt and ... More


The World Heritage Convention and the Law of State ResponsibilityPromises and Pitfalls

Lucas Lixinski and Vassilis P Tzevelekos

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Under many UNESCO instruments there is a disconnect between the language of the treaties and the mechanics of the positive law, on the one hand, and the actuality of international heritage management ... More


The Politics of Place: Ulur̲u–Kata Tjut̲a National Park, Australia

Melissa F. Baird

in Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents research on the UNESCO World Heritage cultural landscape Uluru-Kata Tjuta in Australia. Drawing from ethnographic interviews of heritage experts and archival research, the ... More


Natural Disasters, Climate Change and World Heritage: The Evolution of the International Risk Prevention and Management Strategies

Anna Vigorito

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE: Global Trends: Law, Policy & Justice Essays in Honour of Professor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199332304
eISBN:
9780190259815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199332304.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first reconstructs the international law directly applicable to the protection of world heritage from risks associated with disasters of natural or anthropic origin. It then focuses on ... More


The U.S. Legal Response to the Protection of the World Cultural Heritage

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter provides an historical account of the negotiations that preceded the 1983 implementation of the 1970 United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention ... More


Military Intervention, the UN Security Council, and the Role of UNESCOThe Case of Mali

Sabine von Schorlemer

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Intentional destruction of cultural heritage by extremist non-State actors—be it by the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in Syria, Iraq, and Libya, or Boko Haram in Nigeria—is ... More


Nationalism Versus Internationalism: New Perspectives Beyond State Sovereignty and Territoriality in the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Robert Peters

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Within the debate of nationalism versus internationalism, this chapter describes the development of international cultural heritage law, analyzes the notions and concepts used in this context, and ... More


The Fate of Timbuktu’s Sufi Heritage: Controversies around Past Traces and Current Practices

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the destruction of the Sufi saints' mausoleums (a World Heritage Site) during the six-month occupation of Mali's northern regions by Tuareg-Islamist forces. Prior to the ... More


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