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

Prof William 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

Zeynep Aygen, Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Collective cultural rights in Asia: recognition and enforcement

Prof William Logan

(2016), 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

Prof William Logan

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

journal

Remembering wars in Vietnam : commemoration, memorialization and heritage management

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

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

Prof William Logan, Gamini Wijesuriya

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

chapter

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

Prof William Logan, Ullrich Kockel, Prof Mairead Nic Craith

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

chapter

Approaches to urban heritage, development and sustainability

Sophia Labadi, Prof William Logan

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

chapter
2014

Heritage rights - avoidance and reinforcement

Prof 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

Prof Tim Winter, Prof William Logan

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

journal
2013

Learning to engage with human rights in heritage

Prof William 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

Prof William Logan, Prof Andrea Witcomb

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

journal

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal
2012

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Victory and defeat at Ðiện Biên Phủ : memory and memorialization in Vietnam and France

Prof William Logan, Thanh Binh Nguyen

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

chapter

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

Stener Ekern, Prof William Logan, Birgitte Sauge, Amund Sinding-Larsen

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

journal

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal
2010

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Intersecting concepts and practices

Prof William Logan, A/Prof Michele Langfield, Prof Mairead Nic Craith

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

chapter

Development of world heritage studies in university education

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Thành thăng long - hà nội : giá trị toàn cầu, niềm tu hào và tràch nhiệm quốc gia

Prof William Logan

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

conference
2009

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal

Hanoi, Vietnam : representing power in and of the nation

Prof William Logan

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

journal

Dig a hole and bury the past in it

Dr Colin Long, Mr Keir Reeves, Prof William Logan

(2009), pp. 68-81, Places of pain and shame : dealing with 'difficult heritage', London, England, B1

chapter

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Introduction : remembering places of pain and shame

Prof William Logan, Mr Keir Reeves

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

chapter
2008

Cultural diversity, heritage and human rights

Prof William Logan

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

chapter
2007

Shaping Vientiane in a global age

Dr Colin Long, Dr Marc Askew, Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Introduction

A/Prof Yok-shiu F Lee, Dr Hilary Du Cros, Lynne Distefano, Prof William Logan

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

chapter

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

Dr Marc Askew, Prof William Logan, Dr Colin Long

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

chapter

The rise of professionalism

Dr Hilary Du Cros, A/Prof Yok-shiu F Lee, Alexandra Sauvigrain-McClelland, Euphemia Chow, Prof William 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

Prof William 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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Land of the lotus-eaters: Vientiane under the French

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Heritage education at universities

Prof William Logan

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

chapter
2006

Limiting the list : human rights and intangible cultural heritage

Prof William Logan

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

conference

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter
2005

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

Prof William Logan

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

conference

Museums, community identity and urban heritage

Prof William Logan

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

journal

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal
2004

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

Prof William Logan, Nguyen Hong Thuc

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

conference

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal

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

Prof William Logan

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

conference
2003

Vietnamese dwellings: tradition, resilience, and change

Prof Susan Balderstone, Prof William 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

Prof William Logan

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

journal
2002

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

Prof William Logan

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

journal

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

Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Protecting Asia's urban heritage: the way forward

A/Prof Renate Howe, Prof William Logan

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

chapter

Introduction: globalization, cultural identity, and heritage

Prof William Logan

(2002), pp. xii-xxi, 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

Prof William Logan, Dr Colin Long, Roz Hansen

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

chapter
2001

Heritage significance and the intangible in Hanoi, Vietnam

Prof William Logan

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

journal

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

Prof William 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, S.Aust., E1

conference
2000

Hanoi : biography of a city

Prof William Logan

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

book