International cultural law is a rapidly developing and extremely diverse field of study. Many lawyers are developing an interest in the field and many non-lawyers are starting to show interest in the law that affects their own areas of specialization. The interest in the subject area has been rising over the past two decades globally, as these issues affect every jurisdiction.
This book series welcomes proposals for monographs and edited collections that focus on cultural heritage and international law. It particularly welcomes proposals including interdisciplinary topics or adopting interdisciplinary approaches. it aims at publishing original, sound, and cutting edge works on emerging topics of worldwide relevance by both junior and senior scholars.
The primary users of the book series will be international law scholars, students and practitioners, as well academics and policy makers across public and private institutions. Scholars and students studying other disciplines such as art history, archaeology, war studies, museum studies and heritage studies would also be interested in the series.
By Patricia Covarrubia
November 30, 2022
Since the Intangible Heritage Convention was adopted by UNESCO in 2003, intangible cultural heritage has increasingly been an important subject of debate in international forums. As more countries implement the Intangible Heritage Convention, national policymakers and communities of practice have ...
By Merima Bruncevic
October 21, 2021
There is a vast body of international and national law that regulates cultural heritage. However, the current regulation remains quite blind to the so called "transnational heritage". This is heritage where there is no community recognized in law that it can be directly attributed to and that can ...
By Craig Forrest
January 28, 2010
The world’s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that ...