Sub-Projects

Current Funding Period (2011-2014)
  1. New Challenges for the International Law on Culture
    Prof. Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll (International Law)
  2. The Ethics of/in Negotiating and Regulating Cultural Property
    Prof. Dr. Regina Bendix (Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology)
  3. Valorization and Commoditization of Heritage: A Comparative Study of Choice and Modalities on the State Level
    Prof. Dr. Regina Bendix (Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology)
  4. Cultural Heritage Between Sovereignty of Indigenous Groups, the State and International Organizations in Indonesia
    Prof. Dr. Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin (Social and Cultural Anthropology)
  5. Contested Collections. Diverging Claims of Property in Debates and Negotiations 40 Years After the Adoption of the Unesco Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property
    Prof. Dr. Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin (Social and Cultural Anthropology)
    Prof. Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll (International Law)
  6. Geographic Indications: Culinary Heritage as CP
    Prof. Dr. Achim Spiller (Agricultural Economics)
    Prof. Dr. Bernhard Tschofen (Cultural Anthropology)
First Funding Period (2008-2011)
  1. Communication Patterns and Decision-Making About Cultural Property in the International Forum of the World Intellectual Property Organization
    Prof. Dr. Regina Bendix (Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology)
  2. The Law and Economics of Cultural Property: an Economic Analysis of the Institutions of Rule-Making
    Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer (Economic Policy)
    Prof.Dr. Gerald Spindler (Economic Law)
  3. Processes of Constituting “World Heritage” and Their Meaning in Cambodia
    Prof. Dr. Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin (Social and Cultural Anthropology)
  4. Trans-Cultural Authorship, Copyright and Film. the Case of Funeral Rituals Among the Toraja in Sulawesi, Indonesia
    Prof. Dr. Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin (Social and Cultural Anthropology)
    Dr. Beate Engelbrecht
  5. Sounds and Tones as Cultural Property?
    Prof. Dr. Thomas Hengartner (Cultural Anthropology/ Hamburg)
  6. Constituting Cultural Property as Part of the International Law Regime, and Its Development
    Prof. Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll (International Law)