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Folklife at the International Level: The Roots of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ Part VI, World Heritage

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

In honor of World Intellectual Property Day, let’s get back into the realm of global cultural heritage, particularly with respect to the idea of heritage as property. In the last post, I unknotted the notion of death (via globalization and homogenization) from the tangle of concepts, values, and disciplinary legacies known as ‘intangible cultural heritage’ …