HERITAGE Asia – Pacific (heritAP)

A Network of Heritage Practitioners supported by WHITRAP Shanghai

Ms Kristal BUCKLEY
Country: Australia

Anthropology, Archaeology, Public Policy


Deakin University


Lecturer in Cultural Heritage

Professional/Research Area(s):

Cultural Heritage, World Heritage

Short Resume:

Kristal BUCKLEY AM is a Lecturer in Cultural Heritage at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. She has qualifications in archaeology, anthropology and public policy, and has worked in private practice, government and community organisations. Her research focuses on World Heritage and international heritage practices, including the implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) and the integration of natural and cultural heritage. She teaches post-graduate courses in World Heritage, Cultural Landscapes, Intangible Heritage and Heritage Management. Ms Buckley served as an international Vice-President of ICOMOS from 2005-2014, was made an Honorary Member of ICOMOS in 2014, and now works as a World Heritage Advisor for ICOMOS. She is a member of the Board of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority, Tasmania (three World Heritage sites) and the Australian Government’s Advisory Committee for the World Heritage site of Kingston and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area on Norfolk Island. She is an expert member of the ICOMOS International Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage. In 2013, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to conservation and the environment, particularly in the area of cultural heritage, and to education.
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