Read the dance heritage research from the PhD of Dr Valeria Lo Iacono by choosing from the posts below and from the additional pages.
Choosing semi-structured interviews for intangible dance heritage PhD research. Sampling, gatekeepers, rapport, and Skype methods.
Intangible heritage and documents for dance research. Sampling, practitioners, emerging themes and virtual snowball sampling method.
Rationale for using online video analysis for PhD research on living cultural heritage. Advantages, limitations, videos sampling, and YouTube.
The data collection stages for video and textual content for intangible dance heritage PhD research. Transcultural & traditional ethnography.
Data collection and data sources for dance heritage research. Videos, texts, visual data, and interviews for qualitative studies.
The methodological framework and dance heritage methodology used. Sensitizing concepts, frameworks, and a relativist ontology and paradigm.
Dance heritage questions and sensitizing concept, authenticity, identity, and safeguards. Values, traditions, agency, and structure dialectic.
Here’s a Model of Living Cultural Heritage that was developed by Dr Valeria Lo Iacono and dr David HK Brown. Duality of body, mind and agency.
Using Giddens Structuration Theory for Dance Heritage and Subjectivity vs Objectivity Dichotomy (3.6)
Structuration Theory and resolving the subjectivity vs objectivity dichotomy. Duality of structure, agency dialectic, habitus and rules.
Theory of Practice for Dance. Using Bourdieu’s ideas of habitus, capital and practice to explain transmission and change in dance as a form of embodied ICH.
Phenomenology for dance. Using Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology to overcome the dualism of body and mind. Lived body theory, emotions and kinaesthetic empathy.
The missing body in heritage studies. Intangible cultural heritage and unity of body and mind. Sociological theories to overcome dualisms.
Tangible vs intangible cultural heritage. What is the meaning of intangible in the context of heritage and is there really a tangible vs intangible divide?
Conceptual framework for dance heritage. Research on dance as intangible cultural heritage. Post-dualist theories to overcome mind and body divide.
Fluidity and a holistic model for researching intangible dance living heritage. The missing body and applying a dialogical paradigm.
Uses of Dance Heritage as cultural heritage. Political propaganda, economic benefits, tourism, Rumba, Voudou, Shikhat, and Mibu no Hana-taue.
Identity and Cultural Heritage. Identity theories for heritage and dance. Cultural memory, liquid modernity and Giddens ontological security.
Internationalization and transculturality of heritage and hybridism. Concepts of cosmopolitanism, multiculturalism, globalisation related to dance heritage.
Authenticity in Intangible Heritage. Critique, UNESCO 2005 Guidlines, Nara Document on Authenticity, Yamato Declaration and fluid authenticity.
Transmission of cultural heritage. Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage; essentialist vs dialogical approach; past, present and future and changes.
Egyptian Raqs Sharqi literature review. PhD theses and academic writings about this dance genre, style of belly dance, and Sellers-young.
Ethnochoreology literature. The history of ethnochoreology, ICTM Study Group on Ethnochoreology. dance ethnology, applied ethnochoreology, UNESCO.
Where to find great literature and data for dance heritahe and intangible heritage and UNESCO research including for Masters and PhD studies.
Dance study approach. Dance ethnology & anthropology of dance seminal studies. Kealiinohomoku, Prokosch Kurath, Grau, Cohen Bull (aka Novack) & Blacking.
Intangible Cultural Heritage Case Studies for ICH UNESCO Recognition. Benefits, implementation problems, folklorization, commodification and other issues.
History of UNESCO ICH Definitions and on Cultural Heritage from 1899. How the idea of intangible cultural heritage developed.
Identifying the cultural heritage characteristics of a dance tradition. Definitions and paradigms of heritage; internationalism, transmission, identity.