ARCHIVO del patrimonio inmaterial de NAVARRA

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  • -   Harris, Rachel
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    23 - 55
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    00141836 (ISSN)
This article provides an in-depth study and critique of the nomination and inscription of an item on UNESCO's lists of intangible cultural heritage and the developments following its acceptance. China is now a major partner in UNESCO's heritage projects, but the application and experience of heritage initiatives across China have been highly uneven. I discuss the particular challenges presented in the contested, predominantly Muslim Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. I focus on the question of community, a term that lies at the heart of the UNESCO literature. What do we mean by community, and why do we think it matters? How does socially embedded music-making facilitate community, and how do heritage initiatives change that?