Culture and Human Rights: The Wroclaw Commentaries
Ed. by Wiesand, Andreas J. / Chainoglou, Kalliopi / Sledzinska-Simon, Anna
In collab. with Donders, Yvonne
Series:De Gruyter Handbook
- A basic guide to human rights issues in the wider domain of "culture"
- Developed by ARCult Media in the context of Wroclaw – European Capital of Culture 2016
- 7 overview articles and over 120 keyword entries, written by 95 experts
Aims and Scope
The WROCLAW COMMENTARIES address legal questions as well as political consequences related to freedom of, and access to, the arts and (old/new) media; questions of religious and language rights; the protection of minorities and other vulnerable groups; safeguarding cultural diversity and heritage; and further pertinent issues.
Specialists from all over Europe and the world summarise and comment on core messages of legal instruments, the essence of case-law as well as prevailing and important dissenting opinions in the literature, with the aim of providing a user-friendly tool for the daily needs of decision or law-makers at different juridical, administrative and political levels as well as others working in the field of culture and human rights.