International conventions and charters in the domain of cultural and archaeological heritage with examples of their application

This is an overview of major international conventions and charters in the domain of archaeological heritage. It is also presents implementation of Valletta convention in legislation across Europe.

International conventions and charters in the domain of cultural and archaeological heritage with examples of their application
International conventions and legal frameworks
Introduction
International and European conventions
UN and Unesco conventions
The Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict
Introduction
Content & aims
Obligations & implementation
International Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites (The Venice Charter)
Introduction
Content & aims
Obligations & implementation
Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property
Introduction, content & aims
Obligations & implementation
Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (The World Heritage Convention)
Introduction
Content & aims
Obligations & implementation
Culture Heritage List
Exercises
European conventions
The European Cultural Convention
Introduction
Content & aims
Obligations & implementation
The European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage
Introduction
Content & aims
Obligations & implementation
Case study (Poland)
The European Landscape Convention
Introduction
Content & aims
Obligations & implementation
The Florence convention and archaeology
Exercises
Exercises
Exercises
References
Case Study: Implementation of Valletta convention in different European contexts
Introduction
Case Study – Implementation of the Valletta Convention in the UK
Technical Discussion
Conclusion
References
Implementation of La Valletta Convention in Spain
References
The Valletta Convention in Sweden
References
Introduction
Contents and aims
Exercise 1
Exercise 2
International Charter for the Protection and Management of the Archaeological Heritage (Lausanne Charter)
Introduction
Contents and aims
Obligations and implementation
Test