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Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development links cultural heritage management with sustainable development, publishing multidisciplinary papers from built environment, tourism and sustainability fields

ISSN: 2044-1266
eISSN: 2044-1266

Aims and scope

The Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development (JCHMSD) stimulates and encourages research devoted to the sustainable development of cultural heritage and to the positive contribution of cultural heritage management towards a sustainable environment.

JCHMSD develops the skills and knowledge of the international community working in the field of cultural heritage and sustainable development. It disseminates the results of innovative research and practices, contributing to the improvement of current practices while developing and applying new/emerging practices.

JCHMSD publishes a range of theoretical and practical papers based upon quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches. Articles are particularly welcome on immovable cultural heritage and its role in sustainable development, as well as the sustainable development of immovable cultural heritage. Immovable cultural heritage ranges from cultural landscapes to monuments. Other relevant dimensions of cultural heritage will also be considered for publication e.g. rural cultural heritage, indigenous cultural heritage management.

The coverage of the journal includes, but is not limited to:

  • Cultural heritage – assessment, management, marketing and publicity, tangible and intangible dimensions.
  • Sustainable development – preservation, conservation, restoration, rehabilitation, reconstruction, demolition, best practices, unsustainable development and consequent threats e.g. urban developments, large-scale agriculture, mining activity.
  • Cultural heritage and sustainable development – legislation, Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment, effects of climate change, ecological sustainability, social sustainability, economic sustainability.
  • The role of research and scholarship.
  • Teaching & curriculum development.