Landscape Protection in International Law

Landscape Protection in International Law

by Amy Strecker

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ISBN-13: 9780192560728
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 08/30/2018
Series: Cultural Heritage Law and Policy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 227
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Amy Strecker is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Heritage and Society, Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, where she teaches the theory and practice of international heritage law. Amy obtained her PhD in international law from the European University Institute, Florence. She holds an MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management and a BA in the History of Art and Architecture from University College Dublin. Her research focuses primarily on the interplay between landscape and law (including heritage, environment, property and human rights). Recent research has also dealt with the role of international law in confronting the colonial past in the Caribbean, specifically in relation to land rights, cultural heritage and restitution. Amy is a visiting professor in international environmental law at the University of Nova Gorica, Venice, and a research coordinator with the LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Conceptualizing Landscape
3. Landscape and International Law
4. Institutional Framework for Landscape Protection
5. The 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention
6. The European Landscape Convention
7. Landscape and EU Law
8. Landscape and Human Rights
9. Landscape in Human Rights Case Law
10. Conclusions

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