Introduction to the IJIH

The International Journal of Intangible Heritage is a refereed academic and professional journal, published annually in English and Korean and dedicated to the promotion of the understanding of all aspects of intangible heritage worldwide, and to the communication of research and examples of good professional practice.


Name Nationality Professional activities
Sung-young Yoon Korea
  • Director, National Folk Museum of Korea

The 7th Advisory Committee

The 7th Advisory Committee
Name Nationality Professional activities
Further announcement will be made

The 7th Editorial Board

▷ Editor-in-Chief

The 7th Editorial Board
Name Nationality Professional activities
Alissandra Cummins Barbados
  • Director, Barbados Museum & Historical Society
  • Former Director, UNESCO Executive Board
  • Former Chairperson, International Advisory Committee of UNESCO' Memory of the World Programme
  • Former Chairperson, Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Country of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation (ICPRCP)

▷ Members

The 7th Editorial Board
Name Nationality Professional activities
Noriko Aikawa-Faure Japan
  • Advisory Body Members of International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region-IRCI
  • Former Chief, Intangible Cultural Heritage Section, UNESCO
Deming An China
  • Professor and Senior Researcher of Folklore at Institute of Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Inkyung Chang Korea
  • International Committee of the Korean Museum Association
  • Director, Iron Museum
Steven Engelsman The Netherlands
  • Former Director of the World Museum Vienna
Annette B. Fromm US
  • Museum specialist and folklorist
  • Former President of the International Committee of Museums of Ethnography (ICME)
Hanhee Hahm Korea
  • Professor, Department of Archaeological and Cultural Anthropology, Chonbuk University
  • Director, the Center for Intangible Cultural Studies
Roger Janelli US
  • Professor Emeritus, Indiana University Bloomington
Jungwon Kang Korea
  • Professor, Seoul National University
Eva Martinez Honduras
  • Professor, Department of Anthropology at the UNAH
  • UNESCO´s global network of facilitators on ICH
Diana Pardue US
  • Chief, the museum services division at the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island.
  • Executive Board, International Council of Museums
Roslyn Russell Australia
  • Chair, UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee
Dawnhee Yim Korea
  • Named endowed chair professor, Dongguk University
Chul-In Yoo Korea
  • Chair Professor, Jeju National University

※ Alphabetized by last name

Text Editor

Text Editor
Name Nationality Professional activities
Pamela Inder UK
  • [Text Editor] (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th)

Publication Secretariat

Editorial Coordination