The American Folklore Society (AFS) has been working with member Iryna Voloshyna to assist colleagues in Ukraine who request cloud storage for backups of field research materials. We presently have…Read More
In 2012, at the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of the UNESCO 2003 Convention in Baku, Azerbaijan, the NGO Forum decided to establish an online journal with the title #HeritageAlive.
The journal sought to share NGOs experiences regarding safeguarding practices, both good and bad, within the area of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The concept was to share knowledge from fieldwork in communities and with practitioners, between the UNESCO accredited NGOs and experts, in order to learn from each other. An editorial board was formed, with members from all over the world, and Eivind Falk was elected as the Editor in Chief. The online journal has published articles on a variety of different themes concerned Intangible cultural heritage and safeguarding, such as articles on traditional crafts, festivals and naming practices.
Whilst the interest in the journal remained relatively steady, interest peaked after a call for papers was made in relation to Traditional Medicine. As a result of the overwhelming response, we decided to publish the an edition of #Heritage Alive, a book, dedicated to the theme of Traditional medicine.
Members of the #Heritage Alive editorial board is: Emily Drani, Antoine Gauthier, Michael Peterson, V. Jayarajan, Albert van der Zeijden, Ki Leonce, Gabriele Desiderio, Ananya Bhattacharya, Okello Quinto, Eivind Falk (Editor in Chief).
For further information: Eivind.Falk@handverksinstituttet.no
The Living Heritage Entity presents the online event “Apply to the Fund of the 2003 Convention for the safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage” which will take place in March 2022….Read More
The European Union is pleased to invite you to participate in the ASEM Day Virtual Celebration on Tuesday1st March 2022 at 10:00 (CET/UTC+1). The virtual celebration will include a roundtable discussion…Read More
For the past 6 years, the Colombian organization, Embodying Reconciliation, recently accredited by UNESCO ICH, worked using arts and cultural heritage as tools for social change and peacebuilding in Colombia….Read More
The secretariat of Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage (JIAPICH) welcomes the international ICH community to join the 4th annual Jeonju ICH Awards. The awards are open to…Read More