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Intangible cultural heritage in conflict-related emergency situations

This chapter addresses how intangible cultural heritage can contribute to restoring peace and security in conflict-related emergency situations. Through relevant examples, learners discover how…

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Intangible cultural heritage, natural disasters and climate change

This chapter discusses how the knowledge and practices related to living heritage can contribute to biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of natural resources and enhancing environmental…

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Intangible cultural heritage and education

The contribution of living heritage to quality education and lifelong learning is addressed in this chapter. Learners explore why the transmission of intangible cultural heritage in itself is a form…

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Safeguarding measures

In this chapter, Prof. Tiago de Oliveira Pinto explains what safeguarding measures are. He discusses the difference between general safeguarding measures, which create favorable general conditions,…

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Transmission and safeguarding

This chapter discusses the idea of safeguarding as ‘measures aimed at ensuring the viability of the intangible cultural heritage.’ Learners explore the concept of ‘viability’…

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Inventories and safeguarding plans

This chapter introduces a variety of ways of inventorying intangible cultural heritage, which is organizing and presenting information on ICH in a systematic way. Inventorying is often the first step…

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Living heritage: Community-based approaches

A range of participatory methods for community-based safeguarding is presented and discussed in this chapter. Learners are reminded that community-based methods are important at all stages of…

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Why are communities at the centre of intangible cultural heritage safeguarding?

The close relationship between an intangible cultural heritage element and the communities concerned is addressed in this chapter. Communities are involved in the creation, enactment and transmission…

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Intangible cultural heritage as living heritage

In this chapter, the definition of intangible cultural heritage as employed in the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is introduced. Intangible cultural…

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Measures of well-being

Societal progress is about improvements in the well-being of people and households. Assessing such progress requires looking not only at the functioning of the economic system but also at the diverse…

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