Posts tagged with 'Working Paper'

Stop the Beat: Quiet Regulation and Cultural Conflict

This paper explores a recent conflict over the youth phenomenon known as “raving” in the city of Chicago.

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Beyond the Battlefield: An Assessment of Chicago’s Public Art Program and Ideas for a New Direction

Chicago's Public Art Program has been tainted by an inordinate amount of controversy in the last decade. Media coverage of the program has focused almost exclusively on the legal challenges it has faced. This paper offers a more thorough and objective evaluation of the program’s policies and practices.

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Art in common: A reconstruction of meanings

This paper introduces the work and objectives of al Zur-ich.

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The Case for Changes in International Law in the Aftermath of the 2003 Gulf War

The 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict was written in response to the large-scale intentional destruction and damage to cultural property perpetrated by Nazi Germany during World War II. Following the Balkan Wars, the Convention was updated in its Second Protocol of 1999. Despite this updating, the 2003 war and subsequent occupation of Iraq have demonstrated additional shortcomings of the Convention and its Protocols.

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The 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its 1999 Second Protocol

The presentation will focus on the comparisons between and contributions of provisions related to safeguarding of and respect for generally protected cultural property under the 1954 Hague Convention and its Second Protocol. 

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