Joana Breidenbach

Joana Breidenbach ist freie Ethnologin und Autorin in Berlin. Nach einem Studium der Kulturanthropologie, Kunstgeschichte und osteuropäischen Geschichte in München, Berkeley und London promovierte Joana Breidenbach in München. In ihren wissenschaftlichen und journalistischen Arbeiten beschäftigt sie sich mit den kulturellen Folgen der Globalisierung. Zu ihren Veröffentlichungen zählen Tanz der Kulturen, Reinbek, Rowohlt, 2000, mit Ina Zukrigl; China Inside Out. Contemporary Chinese Nationalism and Transnationalism, Budapest, Central European University Press, 2005, hg. mit Pál Nyíri.

Seeing Culture Everywhere.

Pál Nyíri et Joana Breidenbach | 12.11.2009

“In the light of her son’s comments she reconsidered the scene at the mosque, to see whose impression was correct. Yes, it could be worked into quite an unpleasant scene. The doctor had begun by bullying her, (…) he had alternately whined over his grievances and patronized her, had run a dozen ways in a [...]

Das Erbe der Menschheit. Peer review

Neue Touristennationen und die Globalisierung der Natur.

Pál Nyíri et Joana Breidenbach | 22.09.2005

The concept of “heritage” arose as from nineteenth-century efforts by emergent modern Western nation-states to endow their landscapes and built environments with national significance. Today, however, some of the central activists of the heritage movement are global rather than national players. The highest-profile effort to promote the idea of a “global heritage” is UNESCO’s World Heritage list. What happens to sites that are promoted from national to global heritage status? Do they indeed become vehicles of a shared global [...]