2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage – Our case for ratification
The UK’s maritime heritage extends across the world. The “2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage: The Case for UK Ratification” makes clear that this heritage should be a treasured legacy, but it now faces a range of threats. Concerted international action is necessary to safeguard the UK’s interests and to protect […]
HFF publish Social and Economic Benefits of Marine and Maritime Cultural Heritage by Dr Antony Firth 2015 The importance of our heritage and its relevance both to our society and to our economy is becoming increasingly recognised. Whether in our towns and cities or in rural landscapes, the character of places draws upon the past, […]
The British Academy/Honor Frost Foundation Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage has published the Key Facts – 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.
Now available in paperback from Cambridge University Press. See here for more details and for a 20% discount until 30 June 2015. ‘This book is an excellent treatise by one of the most prolific writers in the field of international law regarding underwater cultural heritage … The law pertaining to underwater cultural heritage is relatively […]
Noto Statement ‘On the Future of Underwater Cultural Heritage and Protection and Preservation in the Mediterranean‘ was produced by the attendees of the EUPLOIA Conference in Sicily (October 2013) and submitted by Dr Elizabeth S. Greene. The Euploia conference was sponsored by the Soprintendenza del Mare – Regione Siciliana, the Penn Cultural Heritage Center at […]