Field School

  • ARTICLE IN HERITAGE AND SOCIETY

    I am happy to announce the publication of an article  in the journal Heritage & Society called “Critical Reflections on Safeguarding Culture: The Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School in Lamphun, Thailand”. It is co-authored with my colleagues Alexandra Denes, Paritta Chalermpow Koanantakool, Peter Davis, Christina Kreps, Marilena Alizivatou, and Michelle Stefano. It can […]

  • International Journal of Cultural Property publication

    My article “Cultural Heritage on the Web: Applied Digital Visual Anthropology and Local Cultural Property Rights Discourse” has just been published in the International Journal of Cultural Property. Sincere thanks to Murphy Halliburton, the editor of this special edition of the journal, for bringing this issue to life. The journal is unfortunately firewalled but I […]

  • Intangible Heritage Video Projects (2011)

    “Because We Are Yong” (2011) Produced in collaboration with Wat Pratupa, Lamphun, Thailand. The Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School is an intensive, 2-week course offering a combination of lectures and a hands-on field practicum. Participants–heritage professionals and students from the Mekong Delta region––work in cross-cultural, interdisciplinary teams to apply their newly gained concepts and approaches […]

  • 2011 Field School: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums, Thailand

    I have just returned from teaching in the third annual Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School in Lamphun, Thailand. This year, in addition to learning about community histories and curatorial practices local Thai museums in the northern city of Lamphun, and about the 2003 UNESCO Convention on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, […]

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    2011 Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School, Thailand

    I will be teaching again this year in northern Thailand in the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School, which is being held for the third year in Lamphun, Northern Thailand, from August 8-21. The Field School is organized by the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (SAC) in Bangkok, with support from UNESCO Bangkok. This year […]

  • The 2010 Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School

    I have just returned from my second summer of teaching in the Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre and UNESCO Bangkok’s Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School in Lamphun, northern Thailand. This field school brings heritage scholars and students from North America, Europe, and Mekong Delta region countries–Thailand, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Bhutan, and this year also […]

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School, Lamphun, Thailand

    My lecture on Intangible Cultural Heritage Research and Documentation at the 2010 Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School in Lamphun, northern Thailand is available here. Abstract: Intangible Cultural Heritage Research and Documentation Research and documentation are integral components of museum activities centered on intangible heritage. Key questions for the lecture are as follows: Which […]