Aditya Eggert M.A.

Aditya EggertResearch Associate
Institute of Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology

DFG-Research Unit Cultural Property
Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Office: 0.728
Postal Address: Humboldtallee 19
37073 Göttingen

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Research Focuses
  • Regional Focus: Cambodia
  • Thematic Focus: Constitution of World Cultural Heritage, Immaterial Cultural Heritage, Cultural Property, UNESCO, Global Governance
  • Since July 2011: Research Assistant of Prof. R. Bendix, Sub-Project „Valorization and Commoditization of Heritage: A Comparative Study of Choice and Modalities on the State Level“.
  • February 2009 – June 2006: Research Assistant of Prof. B. Hauser-Schäublin, Sub-Project „Processes of Constituting “World Heritage” and their Meaning in Cambodia“.
  • 2011: A Cambodian “Leitkultur”? Cambodian concepts of art and culture. In: Hauser-Schaeublin, Brigitta, (ed.): World Heritage Angkor and Beyond. Circumstances and Implications of UNESCO Listings in Cambodia. Göttingen Studies in Cultural Property, Volume 2, Universitätsverlag Göttingen
  • Constitution of intangible heritage in Cambodia – Politisation processes and hegemony of the state. 2nd Trinational Conference of the Research Group “Institutions, territoires et communautés: perspectives sur le patrimoine culturel immatériel translocal“: La politique du patrimoine: perspectives comparatives entre différents systèmes politiques. Villa Vigoni, Italy, June 26-29, 2011.
  • Heritage Regimes and the State: Nomination, Implementation, Regulation. Working conference, DFG Research Group 772: The Constitution of Cultural Property, June 17-19, 2011, Institute of Cultural Anthropology/ European Ethnology, Georg-August-University of Göttingen.
  • Government Conceptions of Culture: The Cambodian Case. Conference of the DFG Research Group 772, The Constitution of Cultural Property: Interim Conclusions, Göttingen, June 15-17, 2011.
  • Intangible cultural heritage in Cambodia: a running game between local, national and international interests. Annual meeting of SEG/SSE, University of Bern, Switzerland, November, 12-13, 2010.
  • Le théâtre d’ombre du Cambodge après sa certification par l’UNESCO: un jouet des intérêts locaux, nationaux et internationaux ? Atelier de recherche en sciences sociales et humaines – Allemagne, France, Italie. Institutions, territoires et communautés: perspectives sur le patrimoine culturel immatériel translocal. Premier atelier, 23-26 mars 2010, Villa Vigoni, Italie.
  • A Way into a New Cultural Identity? Vivid Cultural Heritage in Cambodia. “Sunday Walks” through the Ethnographic Collection. December 6, 2009, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology , Georg-August-University, Göttingen.
  • Sbek Thom after its UNESCO certification. An investigation into the dynamics of Cambodian shadow puppet theatre after its nomination as Intangible Cultural Heritage. International Symposium on Cultural Property. Interdisciplinary Research Group on Cultural Property: Actors, Discourses, Contexts, Rules. Georg-August-University Göttingen. November 12-15, 2009, Akademie Waldschlösschen, Göttingen.
  • Intangible heritage in Cambodia between national politics and international certification. 33. annual conference of the German Anthropological Association. September 30 – October 3, 2009, Goethe Universität Frankfurt a. M.