Cultural Heritage

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CHM Vision Statement

With a broad and inclusive definition of cultural heritage, we inspire our students to be leaders that embrace our shared humanity and advance the interpretation, documentation, preservation, and management of heritage for the betterment of a global society.

IFLA Quote

Culture is a basic need.  A community thrives through its cultural heritage, it dies without it


Museum Studies Guide


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Online Programs Librarian, Librarian for the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality

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Use the phrase "Cultural Heritage" to search our online Catalog Catalyst for other books owned by JHU on this topic.  This search will find Cultural Heritage books since 2015.

Heritage Unbounded (Podcasts) - Johns Hopkins

Join your host, Dr. Sarah Chicone, Associate Director of the Cultural Heritage Management program, as she helps us keep our finger on the pulse of heritage in our changing world. Meet leading heritage professionals in the field and listen as they discuss the biggest challenges and accomplishments of heritage today.

Other Podcasts:

A History of the World in 100 Objects
Cultural Heritage Forum:
Cultural Heritage: Penn Museum
Uncommon History
Art and Cultural Heritage Law
Living Heritage Podcast
Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference (Oxford University)
Culture (UNESCO) *
A Taste of the Past (Heritage Radio Network)
Recovering Voices: Documenting & Sustaining Endangered Languages & Knowledge (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)
Side Door (Smithsonian)


Twitter feeds:

  • Heritage Unbounded: @JHUHeritage (this is the twitter feed for the program)
  • SmithsonianFolklife: @ Smithsonianfolk
  • Alliance of Museums: @AAMers
  • Global Heritage Fund: @Global_Heritage
  • MD Historical Trust: @MdHistTrust
  • ACRA: @acracrm
  • SAA: @SAAorg
  • Heritage Coalition: @forheritage
  • The Heritage Council: @HeritageHubIRE
  • ICOM-US: @icomus
  • Preservation NPS: @HHPreservItNPS
  • NEH: @NEHgov
  • Preservation Magazine: @preservationMag
  • Saving Places: @SavingPlaces
  • UnescoWorldHeritgae: @unescoworld
  • Historic Archaeology: @SHA-org
  • AIA: @archaeology-aia
  • ICOM: @IcomOfficiel
  • US/ICOMOS: @usicomos
  • JHU Museum Studies: @JHMuseumStudies