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  • Funding Religious Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Fornerod

    This collection brings together a group of highly respected law and religion scholars to explore the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28

  • Integrity in Government through Records Management

    Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston, 1st Edition

    By James Lowry, Justus Wamukoya

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss key issues around records as evidence for accountability,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-03

  • Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Edwards, Sigrid Lien

    Almost all museums hold photographs in their collections, and museum professionals and their audiences engage with photographs in a myriad of ways. Yet despite some three decades of critical museology and photographic theory, and an extensive debate on the politics of representation, outside art…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30

  • Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture

    Movements in Irish Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Sabenacio Nititham, Rebecca Boyd

    Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary post-Celtic Tiger era. With attention to people’s different uses of social space,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Internet Studies

    Past, Present and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    By Panayiota Tsatsou

    This book considers the lessons learnt so far from the emergence of the Internet and the development of the field of Internet studies, whilst also considering possible directions for the future. Examining broad media theories and emerging theorisations around the Internet specifically, it explores…

    Hardback – 2014-10-20

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    Hardback – 2014-10-17
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Politics of the Olympics

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bairner, Gyozo Molnar

    The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected and nowhere is this relationship more…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Museums and Restitution

    New Practices, New Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott, Kostas Arvanitis

    This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international level. In particular, it explores contemporary practices and recent claims, and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-10

  • Museums in the New Mediascape

    Transmedia, Participation, Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd

    The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic web portals and content, digital archives, social networks, blogs and online games. At the…

    Hardback – 2014-09-03
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronda L. Brulotte, Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Eran Neuman

    Through the analysis of several commemorative acts in space, matter and image, namely museums and memorials, this book reflects on the ways in which architecture as a discipline, a practice and a discourse represents the Holocaust. In doing so, it problematises how one presents an extreme…

    Hardback – 2014-07-18

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