Alison McCleery

Alison McCleery

Prof Alison McCleery

Professor

Biography

Alison McCleery is Professor of Cultural Geography in the Business School at Edinburgh Napier University and leads the ENrich (Edinburgh Napier Research in Cultural Heritage) team there. She combines longstanding academic expertise in the social, economic and cultural development of peripheral regions of the North Atlantic with a more recent specialism in Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), especially in respect of the challenges of using ICH as a driver of development in economically marginal communities. She has presented and published widely on both strands of research and, in relation to ICH, has undertaken a range of invited commissions, including for UNESCO, Creative Scotland and Museums Galleries Scotland. One of her team's ICH reports was the subject of a high-profile launch during the Edinburgh International Festival in 2008 by the then Director General of UNESCO, Koichiro Matsuura. She has also completed a major three-year research project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) on approaches to the safeguarding and recording of ICH in Scotland. In addition to leading her ENrich team, Alison is also currently Joint Director of Research for the Business School and was previously seconded as Director of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science/UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Centre hosted by the University of Edinburgh.

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Living Culture in Scotland: cherished by women, commandeered by men?

Book
McCleery, A. (in press)
Living Culture in Scotland: cherished by women, commandeered by men?. In M. Hedon (Ed.), Ses Femmes qui Font l’EcosseBesancon: Presses Universitaires de Franche Compté
No abstract available.

Inventorying intangible heritage: the approach in Scotland

Book Chapter
McCleery, A., & McCleery, A. (2016)
Inventorying intangible heritage: the approach in Scotland. In M. Severo, & S. Cachat (Eds.), Patrimoine Culturel Immateriel et Numerique
No abstract available.

The Way Forward for Mapping and Safeguarding ICH: The Scottish Experience

Presentation / Conference
McCleery, A., Leask, A., Bowers, A. & McCleery, A. (2015, June)
The Way Forward for Mapping and Safeguarding ICH: The Scottish Experience. Paper presented at ICOMOS-UK Intangible Cultural Heritage Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Unpublished)
No abstract available.

ICH Scotland: a digital heritage project

Journal Article
Hill, D., Gunn, L., McCleery, A., & McCleery, A. (2011)
ICH Scotland: a digital heritage project. Levend Erfgoed: Vakblad voor public folklore & public history, 8, 14-21

Intangible cultural heritage: living culture in Scotland - summary report.

Working Paper
McCleery, A., McCleery, A., Gunn, L. & Hill, D. (2010)
Intangible cultural heritage: living culture in Scotland - summary report.

One world, new world: one Scotland, many cultures.

Book
McCleery, A., McCleery, A., Gunn, L., & Hill, D. (2009)
One world, new world: one Scotland, many cultures. In M. J. Munro-Landi (Ed.), L'Ecosse et Ses Doubles: Ancien-monde-nouveau monde/ Old world-New world: Scotland and its doubles, 315. L'Harmattan

D'Art report 36: defining and mapping intangible cultural heritage.

Report
McCleery, A., McCleery, A., Gunn, L. & Hill, D. (2009)
D'Art report 36: defining and mapping intangible cultural heritage.
The D’Art was undertaken in collaboration with Museums Galleries Scotland (formerly Scottish Museums Council), as a preliminary study of the issues, both theoretical and pract...

On the peripheries of a periphery: intangible cultural heritage in Scotland.

Book
Gunn, L., McCleery, A., McCleery, A., & Hill, D. (2008)
On the peripheries of a periphery: intangible cultural heritage in Scotland. In R. Jarazo Alvarez, & L. M. Montero Ameneiro (Eds.), Periphery and Centre IV, 107-113. Universidade da Coruna

Scoping and mapping intangible cultural heritage in Scotland: final report

Journal Article
McCleery, A., McCleery, A., Gunn, L., & Hill, D. (2008)
Scoping and mapping intangible cultural heritage in Scotland: final report. Museums Galleries Scotland, 1-55
The intangible cultural heritage (ICH) of Scotland requires to be accorded a status which is equal to that of the material culture of Scotland. If this is not currently the ca...

Intangible cultural heritage in Scotland: the way forward.

Report
McCleery, A., McCleery, A., Gunn, L. & Hill, D. (2008)
Intangible cultural heritage in Scotland: the way forward.
The research leading to this report was commissioned by Museums Galleries Scotland in partnership withScottishArts Council and funded by Scotland Committee of the UK NAtional ...

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