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Bafa Zon: localising World Heritage at Chief Roi Mata's Domain, Vanuatu

Trau, Adam; Ballard, Christopher; Wilson, Meredith


This paper critically examines local reactions and responses to the design and implementation of the buffer zone for a World Heritage property held under customary tenure, Chief Roi Mata's Domain (CRMD) in the Republic of Vanuatu. The primary goal is to consider the apparent contradictions and ambiguities inherent in the highly dynamic and contested process of rendering the globalised theory and praxis of buffering in a local context. Our case study brings to light some of the ways in which...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Heritage Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13527258.2012.712981


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