World Archaeological Congress (WAC) and Cultural Heritage Management

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    “The World Archaeological Congress is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization and is the only representative world-wide body of practising archaeologists” (

    The World Archaeological Congress (WAC) is dedicated to protecting, promoting, and preserving the cultural heritage of all cultures. WAC plays an active role in cultural heritage management by providing an international platform for researchers and Indigenous groups to unite, share knowledge, and enhance the protection of global cultural heritage.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Global Archaeology
    EditorsClaire Smith
    Place of PublicationNew York
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-44190-465-2, 9781441904652
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4419-0426-3, 9781441904263
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


    • World Archaeological Congress
    • World Archaeological Congress (WAC)
    • cultural heritage
    • international platform
    • global cultural heritage
    • protection of global cultural heritage


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