EmPr William Logan

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Emeritus Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

Office of the Exec. Dean A&E

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1963
Diploma of Education, University of Melbourne, 1964
Master of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1967
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1981

Research interests

He was Director of Deakins Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific (CHCAP), a UNESCO-endorsed research and training centre, from 2000 to 2009. He was awarded the Deakin University Researcher of the Year Award in 2002 and was made an Alfred Deakin Professor in 2004 for his contribution to the university's research profile. His research record includes numerous Australian Research Council and other grants, three recent books on heritage in the Asian region ('Hanoi: Biography of a City' , UNSW Press, University of Washington Press, & Select Publishing, Sydney/Seattle/Singapore, 2000, published in Vietnamese by the Hanoi Publishing House, 2010; 'The Disappearing "Asian" City: Protecting Asia's Urban Heritage in a Globalizing World', Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 2002; and 'Vientiane: Transformation of a Lao Landscape', with Marc Askew & Colin Long, Routledge, London, 2006), articles in refereed and professional journals, and conference papers.

He was a member of the international advisory boards of the Academy of Irish Cultural Heritages at the University of Ulster, UK. and is a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Heritage Studies and Historic Environment. He initiated the Key Issues in Cultural Heritage series published by Routledge UK and is series co-editor with Laurajane Smith. He was co-editor of and contributed chapters to five volumes in the 15-volume series: Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with Difficult Heritage (with Keir Reeves, 2009); Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice (with Michele Langfield and Mairead Nic Craith, 2010); Heritage, Development and Sustainability (with Sophia Labadi 2016); Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Heritage (with Christoph Antons); and World Heritage and Sustainable Development (with Giovanni Boccardi and Peter Larsen).

Current research interests are:
Cultural heritage, especially heritage places and intangible heritage in Australia and Asia.
World Heritage.
Cultural diversity, heritage and human rights.
Urban planning history.


 

Affiliations

Australia ICOMOS (President 1999-2002)
International Council on Monuments and Sites
International Council on Museums

Professional activities

Logan was an invited expert at the Consultative Meeting on Cultural Rights at the UN Human Rights Commission, Geneva, in February 2011 and gave the keynote presentation at the Our Common Dignity: Towards Rights-Based World Heritage Management workshop conducted by Norway ICOMOS, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee in March 2011. He was co-edited the special human rights issue of the International Journal of Heritage Studies (18, May 2012) based on the workshop papers.

Awards

Deakin University Researcher of the Year 2002
Alfred Deakin Professorship 2004

Projects

Currently engaged in the following research projects:

  1. Intangible Cultural Heritage across Borders: Laws, Structures and Strategies in China and its ASEAN Neighbours (ARC Discovery project 2013-2015, with C. Antons)
  2. Heritage and Human Rights, with a focus in Asia
  3. World Heritage and Sustainable Development (with G. Boccardi and P. Larsen)

Publications

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2016

Whose heritage? Conflicting narratives and top-down and bottom-up approaches to heritage management in Yangon, Myanmar

W Logan

(2016), pp. 256-273, Urban heritage, development and sustainability : international frameworks, national and local governance, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

Heritage in the "Asian Century" : responding to geopolitical change

Z Aygen, W Logan

(2016), pp. 410-425, A companion to heritage studies, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Collective cultural rights in Asia: recognition and enforcement

W Logan

(2016), Vol. 7, pp. 180-203, Cultural rights as collective rights: an international law perspective, Leiden, The Netherlands, B1

chapter
2015

Bushfire catastrophe in Victoria, Australia : public record, accountability, commemoration, memorialization and heritage protection

W Logan

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 155-174, National identities, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Heritage in times of rapid transformation: a tale of two cities - Yangon and Hanoi

W Logan

(2015), pp. 279-300, Asian cities: colonial to global, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1

chapter

Approaches to urban heritage, development and sustainability

S Labadi, W Logan

(2015), pp. 1-21, Urban heritage, development and sustainability : International frameworks, national and local governance, Abingdon, Eng & New York N.Y., B1

chapter

Human rights and World Heritage: preserving our common dignity through rights-based approaches to site management

S Ekern, W Logan, B Sauge, A Sinding-Larsen

(2015), pp. 1-13, World heritage management and human rights, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Cultural diversity, cultural heritage and human rights: towards heritage management as human rights-based cultural practice

W Logan

(2015), pp. 19-32, World heritage management and human rights, London, Eng., B1

chapter

The new heritage studies : origins and evolution, problems and prospects

W Logan, M Nic Craith, U Kockel

(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 1-25, A companion to heritage studies, London, Eng., B1

chapter

The new heritage studies and education, training, and capacity-building

W Logan, G Wijesuriya

(2015), pp. 557-573, A companion to heritage studies, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Remembering wars in Vietnam : commemoration, memorialization and heritage management

W Logan

(2015), pp. 217-234, Battlefield events : landscape, commemoration and heritage, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter
2014

Heritage rights - avoidance and reinforcement

William Logan

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 156-169, Heritage and society, Leeds, England, C1

journal

Asian Cities: Cultural heritage and the interplay between nation building and internationalism

T Winter, W Logan

(2014), Vol. 26, pp. 1-6, Historic Environment, C1-1

journal
2013

Patrimonito leads the way : UNESCO, cultural heritage, children and youth

W Logan

(2013), pp. 21-39, Children, childhood and cultural heritage, London, England, B1

chapter

Learning to engage with human rights in heritage

W Logan

(2013), pp. 35-48, Understanding heritage : perspectives in heritage studies, Berlin, Germany, B1

chapter

Messages from Long Tan, Vietnam: memorialisation, reconciliation, and historical justice

W Logan, A Witcomb

(2013), Vol. 45, pp. 255-278, Critical Asian studies, Essex, Eng., C1

journal

Australia, Indigenous peoples and World Heritage from Kakadu to Cape York : State Party behaviour under the World Heritage Convention

W Logan

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 153-176, Journal of social archaeology, London, England, C1

journal
2012

Victory and defeat at Ði?n Biên Ph? : memory and memorialization in Vietnam and France

W Logan, T Nguy?n

(2012), pp. 41-63, Heritage of war, London, England, B1

chapter

States, governance and the politics of culture : world heritage in Asia

W Logan

(2012), pp. 113-128, Routledge handbook of heritage in Asia, Abingdon, U. K., B1

chapter

Cultural diversity, cultural heritage and human rights : towards heritage management as human rights-based cultural practice

W Logan

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 231-244, International journal of heritage studies, London, England, C1

journal

Human rights and world heritage : preserving our common dignity through rights-based approaches to site management

S Ekern, W Logan, B Sauge, A Sinding-Larsen

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 213-225, International journal of heritage studies, London, England, C1

journal
2010

Intersecting concepts and practices

W Logan, M Langfield, M Nic Craith

(2010), pp. 3-20, Cultural diversity, heritage and human rights : intersections in theory and practice, London, England, B1

chapter

Protecting the Tay Nguyen gongs : conflicting rights in Vietnam's central plateau

W Logan

(2010), pp. 189-207, Cultural diversity, heritage and human rights : intersections in theory and practice, Abingdon, England, B1

chapter

Thành th?ng long - hà n?i : giá tr? toàn c?u, ni?m tu hào và tràch nhi?m qu?c gia

W Logan

(2010), pp. 40-47, Proceedings of Sustainable development of heroic and cultural capital, the city for peace, Hanoi, Vietnam, E1

conference

Development of world heritage studies in university education

W Logan

(2010), pp. 38-43, World heritage and cultural diversity, Germany, B1

chapter
2009

Hanoi, Vietnam : representing power in and of the nation

W Logan

(2009), Vol. 13, pp. 87-94, City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action, London, England, C1

journal

Introduction : remembering places of pain and shame

W Logan, K Reeves

(2009), pp. 1-14, Places of pain and shame : dealing with 'difficult heritage', Milton Park, England, B1

chapter

Hoa Lo Museum, Hanoi : changing attitudes to a Vietnamese place of pain and shame

W Logan

(2009), pp. 182-197, Places of pain and shame : dealing with 'difficult heritage', Milton Park, England, B1

chapter

Playing the devil's advocate : protecting intangible cultural heritage and the infringement of human rights

W Logan

(2009), Vol. 22, pp. 14-18, Historic environment, Carlton, Vic., C1-1

journal
2008

Cultural diversity, heritage and human rights

W Logan

(2008), pp. 439-454, The Ashgate research companion to heritage and identity, Burlington, VT, B1

chapter
2007

Heritage education at universities

W Logan

(2007), pp. 64-69, Training strategies for world heritage management, Bonn, Germany, B1

chapter

Vientiane, capital on the margins : urbanism, history and Lao identity

M Askew, W Logan, C Long

(2007), pp. 1-15, Vientiane : transformations of a Lao landscape, London, England, B1

chapter

Land of the lotus-eaters: Vientiane under the French

W Logan

(2007), pp. 73-110, Vientiane : transformations of a Lao landscape, London, England, B1

chapter

Shaping Vientiane in a global age

C Long, M Askew, W Logan

(2007), pp. 176-207, Vientiane - transformations of a Lao landscape, London, England, B1

chapter

Introduction

Y Lee, H du Cros, L Distefano, W Logan

(2007), pp. 1-22, Cultural heritage management in China : preserving the cities of the Pearl River Delta, Abingdon, England, B1

chapter

The rise of professionalism

H du Cros, Y Lee, A Sauvigrain-McClelland, E Chow, W Logan

(2007), pp. 49-84, Cultural heritage management in China : preserving the cities of the Pearl River Delta, Abingdon, England, B1

chapter

Reshaping the 'sunburnt country' : heritage and cultural politics in contemporary Australia

W Logan

(2007), pp. 207-223, Geographies of Australian heritages : loving a sunburnt country?, Aldershot, England, B1

chapter

Closing Pandora's Box : human rights conundrums in cultural heritage protection

W Logan

(2007), pp. 33-52, Cultural heritage and human rights, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter
2006

The cultural role of capital cities: Hanoi and Hue, Vietnam

W Logan

(2006), pp. 49-67, Capital cities in Asia-Pacific : primacy and diversity, Taipei, Taiwan, B1-1

chapter

Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam: managing a battle site, metaphoric and actual

W Logan

(2006), Vol. 94, pp. 175-192, Outre-Mers. Revue d'Histoire: explorations, colonisations, independences, Paris, France, C1

journal

Limiting the list : human rights and intangible cultural heritage

W Logan

(2006), pp. 80-86, Asian approaches to conservation, Bangkok, Thailand, E1

conference
2005

Hoa Lo: a Vietnamese approach to conserving places of pain and injustice

W Logan

(2005), pp. 152-160, Culture, place and identity, Dublin, Ireland, B1

chapter

Museums, community identity and urban heritage

W Logan

(2005), Vol. 12, pp. 27-35, Queensland review, St. Lucia, Qld., C1

journal

The cultural role of capital cities : Hanoi and Hue, Vietnam

W Logan

(2005), Vol. 78, pp. 559-575, Pacific affairs, Vancouver, B.C., C1

journal

Dien Bien Phu: development and conservation in a Vietnamese cultural landscape

W Logan

(2005), pp. 1-13, Cultural landscapes in the 21st century, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, E1

conference
2004

Introduction: voices from the periphery: the Burra Charter in context

W Logan

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 2-8, Historic environment, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal

University planning and design under confucianism, colonialism, communism and capitalism : the Vietnamese experience

W Logan, N Thuc

(2004), pp. 1-12, Planning models and the culture of cities : Proceedings of the 11th International Planning History Conference 2004, Barcelona, Spain, E1

conference

Protecting heritage down under: the principles and practices of cultural heritage conservation in Australia and the Pacific

W Logan

(2004), pp. 130-145, International Conference on the Safeguarding of Tangible and Intangible Cultural heritage: Towards an Integrated Approach: proceedings, Nara, Japan, E1

conference
2003

Vietnamese dwellings: tradition, resilience, and change

S Balderstone, W Logan

(2003), pp. 135-157, Asia's old dwellings Tradition, resilience, and change, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

Hoa Lo : a Vietnamese approach to conserving places of pain and injustice

W Logan

(2003), Vol. 17, pp. 27-31, Historic environment, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal
2002

Introduction: globalization, cultural identity, and heritage

W Logan

(2002), Disappearing Asian city : protecting Asia's urban heritage in a globalizing world, Hong Kong, B1

chapter

Protecting Asia's urban heritage: the way forward

R Howe, W Logan

(2002), pp. 245-256, Disappearing Asian city : protecting Asia's urban heritage in a globalizing world, Hong Kong, B1

chapter

The golden Hanoi and heritage protection in Vietnam's capital: containing cultural globalization

W Logan

(2002), pp. 166-184, Disappearing Asian city : protecting Asia's urban heritage in a globalizing world, Hong Kong, B1

chapter

Vientiane, Laos: Lane Xang's capital in the age of modernization and globalization

W Logan, C Long, R Hansen

(2002), pp. 51-69, Disappearing 'Asian' city - protecting Asia's urban heritage in a globalizing world, Hong Kong, B1

chapter

Vietnam's highway no. 1: corridor of power and patrimony

W Logan

(2002), Vol. 16, pp. 23-26, Historic environment, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal
2001

Globalizing heritage: world heritage as a manifestation of modernism and the challenge from the periphery

W Logan

(2001), pp. 51-57, 20th century heritage : our recent cultural legacy : proceedings of the Australia ICOMOS National Conference 2001, 28 November - 1 December 2001, Adelaide, the University of Adelaide, Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

Heritage significance and the intangible in Hanoi, Vietnam

W Logan

(2001), Vol. 15, pp. 46-55, Historic environment, Carlton, Vic, C1-1

journal
2000

Hanoi : biography of a city

W Logan

(2000), Sydney, N.S.W, A1-1

book
1995

Russians on the Red River: the Soviet impact on Hanoi's townscape, 1955-90

W Logan

(1995), Vol. 47, pp. 443-468, Europe-Asia studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Heritage planning in post-doi moi Hanoi: the national and international contributions

W Logan

(1995), Vol. 61, pp. 328-343, Journal of the American Planning Association, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Making Room for the Past: Determining significance in archaeological collections from historic sites

Prof William Logan, Dr Jonathan Sweet, Ms Susan Balderstone, Dr Leah McKenzie, Dr Anita Smith

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1 APAI APDI

  • 2006: $12,426

Remembering Places of Pain and Shame: Conservation of the Asia-Pacific Region's 'Difficult' Heritage of Imprisonment Sites

Prof William Logan, Dr Colin Long, Dr Fengqi Qian, Mr Keir Reeves

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2009: $59,197
  • 2008: $64,644
  • 2007: $60,258
  • 2006: $79,442

Childhood, Tradition and Change: a national study of the historical and contemporary practices and significance of Australian children's playlore

Prof Kate Darian-Smith, Prof William Logan, Prof Graham Seal

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2010: $5,332
  • 2009: $22,272
  • 2008: $25,318
  • 2007: $21,424

Australian Heritage Abroad: Managing Australia's Extraterritorial War Heritage

Prof Andrea Witcomb, Prof William Logan, Prof Joan Beaumont, Dr Bart Ziino

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2016: $4,815
  • 2012: $43,069
  • 2011: $38,782
  • 2010: $63,694

Vietnam: Heritage of a Nation

Prof William Logan, Dr Colin Long

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2011: $20,557
  • 2010: $32,664

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2012

Natsuko Akagawa

Thesis entitled: Japan's Heritage Conservation in Global and Regional Cultural Diplomacy

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Chao-Wang Wang

Thesis entitled: Inter-Generational Transmission of Taiwanese Traditional Arts through Digital Media

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2011

Christine Landorf

Thesis entitled: Managing Industrial World Heritage Sites: Preservation, Presentation and Sustainability

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

Jonathan Sweet

Thesis entitled: The Colonial Museum and UNESCO in the Asia-Pacific Region

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

2010

Binh Nguyen

Thesis entitled: The Making of Public Space in Haiphong, Vietnam

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

Fiona Starr

Thesis entitled: Mobilising Corporate Social Responsibility for World Cultural Heritage Conservation

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

Herman Kiriama

Thesis entitled: Memory and Heritage: The Shimoni Slave Caves in Southern Kenya

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

2009

Hui Chi Huang

Thesis entitled: The Evolution and Conservation of Taiwan's Aboriginal Art Heritage

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

Ilka Schacht

Thesis entitled: Determining Research Significance in Archaeological Collections from Historic Sites

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

2006

Lindsay Hasluck

Thesis entitled: The Andean Pre-historical Urban Planning Tradition

Master of Arts, School of History, Heritage and Society

2005

Jane Louise Lennon

Thesis entitled: Reading between the Lines: Cultural Landscape Conservation in Australia

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

2004

Janette Philp

Thesis entitled: Cultural Politics and the Appropriation of Theravada Buddhism in Contemporary Burma

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

Fengqi Qian

Thesis entitled: 'Shanghai's Western Townscape and Changing Perceptions of Cultural Heritage in China'

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Social & International Studies

2001

Joseph Hajdu

Thesis entitled: Japanese Investment on the Gold Coast

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Australian & International Studies

Ha Van Que

Thesis entitled: The Changing Ideological Basis of Planning Practice in Hanoi

Master of Arts, School of Australian & International Studies

1999

Shagufta Ahmed

Thesis entitled: Inflation and Economic Growth: A Comparative Analysis of Australia and the Philippines

Master of Arts, School of Australian & International Studies

Annabel Celia Biles

Thesis entitled: 'LANDSCAPE AS TEXT' - INTERPRETING LANDSCAPE IN COLONIAL WRITINGS ON FRENCH INDOCHINA.

Master of Arts, School of Australian & International Studies

Associate Supervisor
2014

Sally Watterson

Thesis entitled: Jinhin Mongol / True Mongolian: Mongolian museums and the construction of national identity

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2004

Kendra Clegg

Thesis entitled: Ampenan: Sasak and non-Sasak in an Urban Environment

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

2002

David Nichols

Thesis entitled: Leading Lights: The Promotion of Garden Suburb Plans and Planners in Interwar Australia

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Australian & International Studies