One of the key objectives of the ISC on Intangible Cultural Heritage is "To promote international cooperation in the identification, study and solution of issues related to the ethical identification, protection, interpretation, and management of the intangible cultural associations attributed to monuments and sites." To this end we encourage all of our members to disseminate their work through reports, presentations and scholarly publications Following are a collections of publications by members relevant to intangible cultural heritage that are in the public domain and are attached here as pdfs.
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Beazley, O. 2005. 'Five feet from heaven': The World Heritage convention, 'mountains of meaning' and inspirational landscapes. Identifying and protecting mountains' intangible heritage values. Historic Environment 18(2): pp. 3-10.
Harrington, J. 2005. 'If you have an elephant, you do not want to walk on the ground': The Thai elephant as a nexus between culture and nature. Historic Environment 19(1): pp, 18-24.
Truscott, M. 2000. 'Intangible values' as heritage in Australia. Historic Environment 14(5): pp, 22-30.
Rudolff, B. 2006. 'Intangible' and 'tangible' heritage. PhD Thesis: Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany.
Rudolff, B. and S. Raymond. 2013. A community convention? An analysis of free, prior and informed consent given under the 2003 Convention. International Journal of Intangible Heritage 8: pp. 153-164.
Rudolff, B. and M. Aizekri. 2014. A network of traditional knowledge: the intangible heritage of water distribution in Bahrain. International Journal of Intangible Heritage 9: pp. 83-97.
Chang-Vargas, G. 2013. Alianzas para mitigar riesgos que amenazan la conservación del patrimonio cultural intangible: algunas reflexiones para el caso de Costa Rica. ICOMOS International Scientific Symposium: pp. 164-176.
Deacon, H.J. and R. Smeets. 2013. Authenticity, Value and Community Involvement in Heritage Management under the World Heritage and Intangible Heritage Conventions. Heritage and Society 6(2): pp. 129-143.
Rudolff, B, 2006. Between 'outstanding universal value' and 'cultural diversity' - Heritage values in transition. In M. Albert and S. Gauer-Lietz (eds.). Constructing World Heritage Frankfort: IKO-Verlag. pp. 109-120.
Deacon, H.J. and C. Bortolotto. 2012. Charting a way forward: existing research and future directions for ICH research related to the Intangible Heritage Convention. The First ICH-Researchers Forum, Final Report. IRCI/Maison des cultures du monde: Tokyo.