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Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Anne-Marie Carstens and Elizabeth Varner


The recent threats to cultural heritage, including in Iraq, Mali, Nepal, Syria, and Yemen, has led to increased focus on the sources of international cultural heritage law. This volume reflects that this is not a discrete and contained body of law, but rather a diverse one whose components are drawn from—and often developed and contained within—public international law. These ‘intersections’ have formed in two ways: when public international law has been used to provide greater protection for cultural heritage; and when concern for cultural heritage protection or codification of rules within c ... More

Keywords: cultural heritage, cultural property, public international law, world heritage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198846291
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198846291.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne-Marie Carstens, editor
Researcher, Georgetown University Law Center, and Lecturer, University of Maryland

Elizabeth Varner, editor
Adjunct Professor, Robert H. McKinney School of Law

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