Culture for Development Directory

Memory of the world

Abid, Abdelaziz | 2007
  • Author(s): Abid, Abdelaziz
  • Publisher: United nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: documentary sources, document preservation, cultural heritage
Special issue of UNESCO's Courier on the memory of the world programme. This programme is established to preserve and protect the documentary heritage of humanity.

Between the African artist and his art critic : the missink link

Ademola, Azeez | 2006
  • Author(s): Ademola, Azeez
  • Publisher: AICA
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: arts, cultural aspects, artists, evaluation, nigeria
Using Nigeria as a case study, this paper discusses the relationship between an African artist and his critical art colleague and identifies the gap between them.

Contextualising intangible cultural heritage in heritage studies in museology

Alivizatou, Marilena | 2008
  • Author(s): Alivizatou, Marilena
  • Publisher: National folk museum of Korea]
  • Pages: 43--54
  • Keywords: museums, museology, cultural heritage, folklore, customs and traditions
A critical examination of the diverse conceptualisations and appropriations of ICH, and of its potential to constitute a new heritage discourse at the interface of 'universalism' and 'particularism'.

Intangible cultural heritage : a new universal museological discourse?

Alivizatou, Marilena | 2007
  • Author(s): Alivizatou, Marilena
  • Publisher: ICME
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, cultural heritage, folklore, performing arts, customs and traditions, museology
The aim of this paper is to assess if Intangible Cultural Heritage with its particular emphasis on the recognition of cultural diversity and living culture can suggest a new ethnographic approach to universality.

Potentialities and issues at stake in creation and culture towards development

Almeida, Francisco d' | 2009
  • Author(s): Almeida, Francisco d'
  • Publisher: [European commission (EC)]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural policy, cultural development, capacity building, africa, caribbean region, pacific islands (trust territory)
This presentation discusses the contribution of the cultural sector to the national economy and development, and to international trade, and looks at culture as a resource for local development.

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