Tag: Heritage Policy

Article: “A Survey of Contemporary Bai Craft Practices in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China” in Museum Anthropology Review 16(1-2)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 14th, 2022


I am very happy to note a new co-authored article titled “A Survey of Contemporary Bai Craft Practices in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China.” It was…


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Article: “Basketry among Two Peoples of Northern Guangxi, China” in Asian Ethnology 81(1-2)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 13th, 2022


I am very happy to note the publication of “Basketry among Two Peoples of Northern Guangxi, China” in the latest double issue of Asian Ethnology. This article is…


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3-2-1 Launch! Material Culture and Heritage Studies Laboratory

Jason Baird Jackson , September 30th, 2020


The pandemic slows all work beyond bare necessity, but good things can happen amid the difficulties of the present. Over the summer, with a small but mighty crew…


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“Innovation, Habitus, and Heritage”: A New Paper Out Now in JFR

Jason Baird Jackson , March 14th, 2020


Hi all. I am happy to note that a new paper, co-authored with Johannes Müske and Lijun Zhang, has just been published in the Journal of Folklore Research….


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Material Culture and Heritage Studies in Northern Guangxi, China at #AFSAM19

Jason Baird Jackson , February 20th, 2020


I am here using a blog post not to share current news, but to get an older document online and linkable. What follows is the short (public) and…


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#AFSAM19: Material Culture and Heritage Studies in Northern Guangxi, China

Jason Baird Jackson , October 26th, 2019


A title slide showing key project sites in the Dong areas of Guangxi and Guizhou. Shreds and Patches has been quieter than usual as I work my way…


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A Cooperative Craft Survey in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Part 1

Jason Baird Jackson , July 29th, 2019


A note on photographs. Here just a few photographs from the first day of our May 2019 travel in Yunnan are presented. It will take time to work…


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2019 Summer Folklore Institute: Building Capacity for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage

Jason Baird Jackson , July 23rd, 2019


I have just returned from a second summer trip to China. This time I was part of an American delegation to one of the summer institutes jointly organized…


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The Seventh Forum on China-US Folklore and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Work in Museum Folklore and Heritage Studies

Jason Baird Jackson , July 3rd, 2019


The following is a report on The Seventh Forum on China-US Folklore and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Work in Museum Folklore and Heritage Studies (第七届中美民俗学与非物质文化遗产论坛: 博物馆民俗与遗产研究的协作工作). …


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Make Time to Watch “The Flight of the Condor: A Letter, a Song and the Story of Intangible Cultural Heritage”

Jason Baird Jackson , November 30th, 2018


Don’t miss the recent documentary film “The Flight of the Condor: A Letter, a Song, and the Story of Intangible Cultural Heritage”. by Áslaug Einarsdóttir and Valdimar Tr….


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The University of Tartu, Appreciated

Jason Baird Jackson , October 17th, 2018


I recently spent an extended time in Tartu, Estonia. I had the wonderful opportunity to be a Fulbright Specialist visiting the Departments of: (1) Estonian and Comparative Folklore,…


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Fieldwork: Highlights from the Textile Group

Jason Baird Jackson , March 18th, 2018


This post in the recent series on December 2017 research and travel in Guangxi, China was written by Carrie Hertz, who also provided the photographs. In this post,…


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The Temple of Heaven | 天壇 (12/8)

Jason Baird Jackson , January 3rd, 2018


This briefer note is the second on our recent trip to China. The context for this travel will come (I hope) a few posts down the road. For…


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Who Cares About Craft as Traditional Knowledge?

Jason Baird Jackson , September 27th, 2016


This fall has been a particularly busy season for research-based programs at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. An an outgrowth of our Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years…


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Value, Ownership, and Cultural Goods: Regina F. Bendix to Deliver 2016 Richard M. Dorson Memorial Lecture

Jason Baird Jackson , January 23rd, 2016


This is the season’s big lecture. With many heritage studies projects underway, it is a perfect time to welcome Regina back to Bloomington. Here are the details: 2016…


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