1: Ana Filipa Vrdoljak and Francesco Francioni: Introduction Part I: Historical Overview 2: Ana Filipa Vrdoljak and Lynn Meskell: The Intellectual Cooperation Organisation, UNESCO and Culture Conventions: A Historical Overview Part II: Substantive Aspects 3: Roger O'Keefe: Cultural Heritage and International Humanitarian Law 4: Federico Lenzerini: Intentional Destruction of Heritage 5: Micaela Frulli: Cultural Heritage and International Criminal Law 6: James A. R. Nafziger: Cultural Heritage and the Responsibility to Protect 7: Giulio Bartolini: Cultural Heritage and Disasters 8: Ana Filipa Vrdoljak: Cultural Heritage, Transitional Justice and Rule of Law 9: Patty Gerstenblith: Theft and Illicit Excavation 10: Folarin Shyllon: Illicit Export, Import, and Transfer 11: Francesco Francioni: World Heritage 12: Amy Strecker: Landscapes as Cultural Heritage 13: Patrick J. O'Keefe: Underwater Cultural Heritage 14: Ben Boer: Cultural Heritage and the Environment 15: Janet Blake: Intangible Cultural Heritage 16: Bruno De Witte: Language as Cultural Heritage 17: Yvonne Donders: Cultural Heritage and Human Rights 18: Dalee Sambo Dorough and Siegfried Wiessner: Cultural Heritage and Indigenous Peoples 19: Joseph Powderly and Rafael Braga da Silva: Cultural Heritage and Women 20: Mira Burri: Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property 21: Valentina Vadi: Cultural Heritage and International Investment Law 22: Tania Voon: Cultural Heritage, Cultural Diversity, and International Trade Law Part III: General International Law 23: Francesco Francioni: The Role of Custom and General Principles of International Law 24: Riccardo Pavoni: Cultural Heritage and State Immunity 25: Andrzej Jakubowski: Cultural Heritage and State Succession 26: Patrizia Vigni: Cultural Heritage and State Responsibility 27: Elisa Novic: Remedies Part IV: Procedural and Institutional Aspects 28: Marc-Andre Renold: International Dispute Adjudication Mechanisms 29: Kurt Siehr: The Role of Domestic Courts 30: Alessandro Chechi: Alternative Dispute Settlement Mechanisms 31: Tullio Scovazzi: Institutional Aspects 32: Kristin Hausler: Participation of Non-state Actors 33: Manlio Frigo: Codes of Ethics Part V: Regional Approaches 34: Folarin Shyllon: Africa 35: Keun-Gwan Lee: Asia 36: Craig Forrest and Jennifer Corrin: Oceania 37: Lucas Lixinski: Central and South America 38: Rachel Craufurd-Smith: Europe (EU and Council of Europe) 39: Morag M. Kersel and Mounir Bouchenaki: Middle East 40: Derek Fincham: North America
Francesco Francioni (Dr Juris Florence and LL.M Harvard) is Professor Emeritus of International Law at the European University Institute and Professor of International Cultural Heritage Law at LUISS University, Rome. He has published extensively in the field of international law and held the Chair of International Law at the University of Siena from 1980 to 2003. He was a visiting professor at the University of Texas, Austin, from 1987 to 2008 and has taught as a visiting professor at the Universities of Cornell, Oxford , Munich, and Columbia, NY. He is a legal consultant for UNESCO and has participated in the negotiation of the main treaties and protocols concerning the protection of cultural heritage of the past 25 years. In 1987 and 1988 he was President of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. Ana Filipa Vrdoljak is UNESCO Chair in International Law and Cultural Heritage and Professor of Law, University of Technology Sydney. She is a member of the Advisory Board, International Journal of Cultural Property (Cambridge University Press) and President of the International Cultural Property Society (U.S.). She has been Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow, Marie Curie Fellow, and Jean Monnet Fellow, Law Department European University Institute, Florence, and taught as visiting professor at Renmin Law School, University of Parma and Central European University. She has served as a legal consultant to intergovernmental organisations (including UNESCO, European Commission and UNHCHR) and national governments. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (in Law), Bachelor of Law (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts (Hons)) from the University of Sydney.