Heritage & Society

Heritage & Society is a global, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scholarly, professional, and community reflection on the cultural, political, and economic impacts of heritage on contemporary society. We seek to examine the current social roles of collective memory, historic preservation, cultural resource management, public interpretation, cultural preservation and revitalization, sites of conscience, diasporic heritage, education, legal/legislative developments, cultural heritage ethics, and central heritage concepts such as authenticity, significance, and value.

The journal provides an engaging forum about tangible and intangible heritage for those who work with international and governmental organizations, academic institutions, private heritage consulting and CRM firms, and local, associated, and indigenous communities. With a special emphasis on social science approaches and an international perspective, the journal will facilitate lively, critical discussion and dissemination of practical data among heritage professionals, planners, policymakers, and community leaders.

Publisher: 
Maney Publishing
ISSN (print): 
2159-032X
ISSN (online): 
2159-0338

Latest articles

Volume 8 (2)

From the Editors
Elizabeth S. Chilton, vol. 8 (2): 95-96
The Culture in Cultural Property: Expanding Legal Advocacy
Eve L. Errickson, vol. 8 (2): 97-110
Underground Heritage: Berlin Techno and the Changing City
John Schofield, vol. 8 (2): 111-138
Forum on Nara +20: An Introduction
Cornelius Holtorf, vol. 8 (2): 139-143
Nara + 20: On Heritage Practices, Cultural Values, and the Concept of Authenticity
vol. 8 (2): 144-147
Nara + 20: Sobre Prácticas Patrimoniales, Culturales y el Concepto de Autenticidad
vol. 8 (2): 148-151
Nara +20: Sur les Pratiques du Patrimoine, les Valeurs Culturelles, et le Concept de L'authenticité
vol. 8 (2): 152-155
نارا +20: حول ممارسات التراث، والقيم الثقافية، ومبدأ الأصالة
vol. 8 (2): 156-157
Gazing at the “Blue Ocean” and Tapping into the Mental Models of Conservation: Reflections on the Nara+20 Document
Ioannis Poulios, vol. 8 (2): 158-177
Nara+20: a Theory and Practice Perspective
Aylin Orbaşlı, vol. 8 (2): 178-188
Towards World Heritage: International Origins of the Preservation Movement, 1870–1930
Ethan Carr, vol. 8 (2): 189-191
Managing Cultural Heritage: An International Research Perspective
Neil Asher Silberman, vol. 8 (2): 192-194

Volume 8 (1)

From the Editors
Elizabeth S. Chilton, vol. 8 (1): 1-2
Heritage and the Right to the City: When Securing the Past Creates Insecurity in the Present
Michael Herzfeld, vol. 8 (1): 3-23
Beyond “Natural” and “Cultural” Heritage: Toward an Ontological Politics of Heritage in the Age of Anthropocene
Rodney Harrison, vol. 8 (1): 24-42
Ontological Security in a Post-Crash World—A Tale of Two Yorkshire Cities
Jane Grenville, vol. 8 (1): 43-59
Crafting the Past: Mission Models and the Curation of California Heritage
Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, vol. 8 (1): 60-83
Book Reviews
Ethan Carr, vol. 8 (1): 84-94

Volume 7 (2)

From the Editors
Elizabeth S. Chilton, vol. 7 (2): 103-104
The Future of World Heritage and the Emergence of Transnational Heritage Regimes
Willem J. H. Willems, vol. 7 (2): 105-120