Tag: UNESCO

Die Politisierungsmaschine. Internationale Kulturpolitik und Bürgerkrieg in Äthiopien

Marie Huber , September 26th, 2021


Der äthiopische Bürgerkrieg um die Provinz Tigray ist nicht nur ein „lokaler“ ethno-nationalistischer Konflikt um Souveränitäts- und Territorialansprüche irgendwo im fernen Afrika. Ganz im Gegenteil: …


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SAFN Student Research Award Winner!

foodanthro , December 4th, 2020


We are happy to announce the first winner of the new SAFN Student Research Award. This annual award supports the research phase of an original project focused on…


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The ‚Afterlives‘ of Development Interventions: ‚Failure‘ as an Opportunity

Yonatan N. Gez, Andrea Steinke , September 18th, 2019


Ambitious and well planned development projects fail for various reasons. The afterlife of such “interventions” receives little attention. But local communities try to make sense of the remains…


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Trump’s cuts to national monuments are an assault on our humanity – fight them

Holly Norton , December 6th, 2017


Reducing Utah’s national monuments is not simply about economics, archeology, ecology or grazing. The degradation of our public lands is a degradation of our humanity Monday, 4 December,…


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Trump’s cuts to national monuments are an assault on our humanity – fight them

Holly Norton , December 6th, 2017


Reducing Utah’s national monuments is not simply about economics, archeology, ecology or grazing. The degradation of our public lands is a degradation of our humanity Monday, 4 December,…


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The Tip of an Archaeological Iceberg

Whitney Carter , April 13th, 2016


Stonehenge, the Neolithic monument in Wiltshire, England. The site and its surroundings were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1986. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons….


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10 Trillion Gallons of Water Should Drown China’s Yangtze Gorges World Heritage Application

Whitney Carter , February 4th, 2016


The Three Gorges Dam Main Wall, 2006. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons The Yangtze River begins in the Tibetan Plateau and flows eastward into the East China Sea at Shanghai. …


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NEW! — John Levack Drever: Sublime-sound-of-the-one-hand [Ryōan-ji]

Focaal Web Editor , August 3rd, 2015


My soundscape composition Sublime-sound-of-the-one-hand [Ryōan-ji] sounds out the acoustic ecology of the “quintessential … karesansui dry landscape garden” (UNESCO 1993: 41) Or, put another way, to …


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Afrikanische Frauen in der Geschichte

halfjill , February 5th, 2014


(Deutsche/ Europäische) Schulbücher für Geschichte haben oft mehr Leerstellen als eine_r aufzählen kann. Besonders auffällig wird dies wenn nach Darstellungen afrikanischer Geschichte gesucht wird. Un…


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Inscribing Intangible Heritage

Daniel Winfree Papuga , December 12th, 2012


Last week, the 2012 session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held at UNESCO in Paris. Of the 36 intangible assets…


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Inscribing Intangible Heritage

Daniel Winfree Papuga , December 12th, 2012


Last week, the 2012 session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held at UNESCO in Paris. Of the 36 intangible assets…


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Inscribing Intangible Heritage

Daniel Winfree Papuga , December 12th, 2012


Last week, the 2012 session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held at UNESCO in Paris. Of the 36 intangible assets…


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Inscribing Intangible Heritage

Daniel Winfree Papuga , December 12th, 2012


Last week, the 2012 session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held at UNESCO in Paris. Of the 36 intangible assets…


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