International Cultural Heritage Law in Armed Conflict

International Cultural Heritage Law in Armed Conflict

Case-Studies of Syria, Libya, Mali, the Invasion of Iraq, and the Buddhas of Bamiyan

Lostal, Marina

Cambridge University Press

03/2017

220

Dura

Inglês

9781107169210

15 a 20 dias

This book addresses the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict. It spells out this area's discrete legal principles, providing easy-to-understand guidelines for lawyers and non-lawyers alike. Through case studies, it provides a novel perspective of the issue which will engender debate and cause reflection among cultural heritage professionals and academics.
Introduction; 1. Two wrong ways of thinking about the legal protection of cultural property in armed conflict; 2. The systemic approach: international cultural heritage law and armed conflict; 3. The World Heritage Convention as the field's common legal denominator; 4. Syria: a case study of the interplay between the World Heritage Convention and the 1954 Hague Convention; 5. Libya and Mali: a case study of the interplay between the World Heritage Convention and the Second Protocol; 6. 2003 Iraq and Afghanistan: the World Heritage Convention as the lowest legal common denominator for the protection of cultural heritage in all contexts; Conclusion.