Inter-Commission C1-C4 WG Intangible Astronomical Heritage


To explore and develop ways to recognise, protect and preserve various aspects of cultural knowledge as intangible heritage -- something that could be achieved all the better by two-way education — the "building bridges between cultures" approach that was highlighted at IAU S278 in Lima in 2011. This falls outside the remit of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention but might well relate to its Intangible Heritage Convention — hence the WG membership would include representation from ICOMOS (Michel Cotte).


Working Group Members (5)


Commission C1 Astronomy Education and Development
Commission C4 World Heritage and Astronomy

Duane W. Hamacher

Monash University
Monash Indigenous Centre
Clayton Campus
Melbourne 3800
Victoria (VIC)

Phone: +61 0414 447 396
Email: duanehamachermonashedu
Personal website:
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Last updated:
June 14, 2016

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