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  • Copyrighting Creativityby Professor Helle Porsdam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for an analogue world? What are the tensions between... more...

  • 40 Years World Heritage Conventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the adoption of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the notion that cultural and natural heritage need to be protected and properly utilized has gained popularity. Over time, however, such utilization concepts were less focused on ideas of sustainability and became increasingly influenced by commercial interests. This publication... more...

  • Intellectual Property in New Zealand: A User's Guide to Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks and Moreby Paul Sumpter

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    A handy introduction to copyright, patents, trade marks and other key elements of IP. From small businesses filing patents to designers protecting their copyright, from a gas station seeing its logo ripped off by a competitor to a blogger posting photographs, New Zealanders encounter intellectual property every day. Sometimes they need to call a lawyer.... more...

  • Batik in Bethlehem, Hikaye in Hannoverby Sophie Lenski

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 36.26

    Zwischen einzelstaatlichen Bemühungen, das "nationale Kulturgut" zu schützen, und der Idee eines gemeinsamen Kulturerbes der Welt besteht ein schwer aufzulösendes Spannungsverhältnis. more...

  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the signing of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the idea of protecting and making use of the world's cultural and natural heritage has gained in popularity. Over time, however, a number of models for utilization have been developed that are no longer based solely on ideas of sustainability. Instead, they are shaped to a growing... more...

  • Culture and International Economic Lawby Valentina Vadi; Bruno de Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Globalization and international economic governance offer unprecedented opportunities for cultural exchange. Foreign direct investments can promote cultural diversity and provide the funds needed to locate, recover and preserve cultural heritage. Nonetheless, globalization and international economic governance can also jeopardize cultural diversity... more...

  • Neue Kunst - Neues Rechtby Matthias Weller; Nicolai Kemle; Karolina Kuprecht; Thomas Dreier

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 62.46

    Der Tagungsband des Siebten Heidelberger Kunstrechtstags behandelt unter dem Generalthema ?Neue Kunst ? neues Recht? Grundfragen und aktuelle Brennpunkte des Kunstrechts: Erläuterung des Kunstrechtsbegriffes, Eigentum an religiösen und sakralen Kulturgütern, Entsorgung und Vernichtung ?ausgedienter Kunst? durch staatliche Institutionen, Konservierung... more...

  • Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritageby Dr Andrea Benzo; Professor Silvio Ferrari; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    Going beyond the more usual focus on Jerusalem as a sacred place, this book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The first part of the book discusses the notion of sacred places in anthropological, sociological and legal studies and provides an overview of existing legal approaches to the protection... more...

  • Weltmeereby Alexander Kraus; Martina Winkler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84

    Die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Bandes beschreiben den Umgang mit »dem Meer« im langen 19. Jahrhundert: Verwissenschaftlichung, Domestizierung, Ästhetisierung, Ökonomisierung und Strukturierung. So wird der Blick auf Prozesse gelenkt, welche die verbreitete These von einer generellen Wahrnehmung der Meere als »anders« und »leer« in der Moderne fundamental... more...

  • Der Kinofilm im Lisa Ronellenfitsch

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 108.35

    Der Kinofilm ist nicht nur eine Handelsware, sondern zugleich auch Kulturgut und Massenmedium. Der heimische Kinofilm erfährt daher in zahlreichen WTO-Mitgliedstaaten zulasten ausländischer Filmproduktionen eine intensive Förderung. Die unterschiedliche Behandlung und Förderung des Kinofilms in den traditionellen Filmnationen Deutschland, Frankreich... more...