• Full Program Heritage Bureaucracies Conference

    Theoretical and Practical Perspective on Heritage Bureaucracies Stanford Archaeology Center, 18-19 Feb 2016 DAY 1- 18th February 9.00 – 9.30 MORNING RECEPTION 9.30 – 9.45 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Lynn Meskell, Stanford University, USA 9.45 – 12.00 SESSION 1: INTERGOVERNAMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND MULTILATERAL DIPLOMACY Governance in International Organizations: Anthropological Perspectives Birgit Müller,  École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France …

  • Call for papers: Heritage Bureaucracies and Cultural Elites

    Networked Heritage members Claudia Liuzza, Gertjan Plets and Maria Escallon are organizing a session at the World Archaeology Congress in Kyoto Japan (28 August-2 September). We kindly invite archaeological ethnographers and heritage practitioners interested in bureaucracy to submit an abstract before April 30th (see wac8.org for more information). This session aims at examining the role of heritage …

  • Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives

    18-19 February (2016) the Stanford Archaeology Center will host an international conference on transnational heritage bureaucracies. The conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage bureaucracies. The workshop brings together scholars working at the intersection of archaeology, anthropology, sociology and …

  • READING NOW: NEW PUBLICATIONS BY LSHN AFFILATES

      Meskel, L. 2015. Global Heritage: A Reader. Willey This edited volume includes contributions by LSHN members Lindsey Weiss and Chiara De Cesari Abstract: Global Heritage: A Reader examines the practice and politics of global heritage preservation and its resulting social implications. Chapters are organized to include a review of relevant, recent literature as well as …