Tag Archives: World Heritage List

Review of “The Geography of Thought” and its Relevance for World Heritage Management

The fascinating and accessibly-written book The Geography of Thought, published in 2004 by cultural psychologist Richard Nisbett, summarizes the broad-spectrum implications of a number of studies that he, his graduate students, and his colleagues in related disciplines carried out in … Continue reading

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Questioning the Social Paradigm behind World Heritage Listings

This spring semester, I am doing an independent study with a professor who has worked extensively on World Heritage Sites in Cambodia and nearby Southeast Asian nations, as well as with organizations related to the funding, preservation management and interpretation … Continue reading

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“Between dream and reality: Debating the impact of World Heritage Listing”

Call for papers – Universitetet i Oslo. This conference, to be held in Oslo on November 14th-15th of this year, seems like it might fit well into the direction I have started to shift my research, so I’ll be keeping … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Angkor as an Icon of Cultural Tourism and Sustainability Efforts

Angkor Archaeological Park, in Siem Reap, Cambodia, became a World Heritage Site in 1992 under unprecedented circumstances, and has since become a prime exemplar of the issues that popular destinations of cultural tourism face when trying to achieve sustainability. The … Continue reading

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UNESCO’s introduction to Angkor Archaeological Park

UNESCO’s description of Angkor on the World Heritage List.  Go to full post to find link.

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