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.


NameNationalityProfessional activities
Yoon Sung-YongRepublic of Korea
  • Director-General, National Folk Museum of Korea

Publication Secretariat

NameNationalityProfessional activities
Lee KwanhoRepublic of Korea
  • Division Director of Folk Research Division and Senior Curator, National Folk Museum of Korea
Chung Hyeon MiRepublic of Korea
  • Senior Curator of Folk Research Division, National Folk Museum of Korea
Lee InhyeRepublic of Korea
  • Curator of Folk Research Division, National Folk Museum of Korea
Lee YunhaRepublic of Korea
  • Researcher of Folk Research Division, National Folk Museum of Korea

The 7th Editorial Board

- Editor-in-Chief
NameNationalityProfessional activities
Alissandra CumminsBarbados
  • 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
NameNationalityProfessional activities
Alissandra CumminsBarbados
  • 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 AnChina
  • Professor and Senior Researcher of Folklore at Institute of Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Inkyung ChangRepublic of Korea
  • International Committee of the Korean Museum Association
  • Director, Iron Museum
Steven EngelsmanThe Netherlands
  • Former Director of the World Museum Vienna
Annette B. FrommUS
  • Museum specialist and folklorist
  • Former President of the International Committee of Museums of Ethnography (ICME)
Hanhee HahmRepublic of Korea
  • Professor, Department of Archaeological and Cultural Anthropology, Jeonbuk National University
  • Director, the Center for Intangible Cultural Studies
Roger JanelliUS
  • Professor Emeritus, Indiana University Bloomington
Jungwon KangRepublic of Korea
  • Professor, Seoul National University
Eva MartinezHonduras
  • Professor, Department of Anthropology at the UNAH
  • UNESCO´s global network of facilitators on ICH
Diana PardueUS
  • Chief, the museum services division at the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island
  • Executive Board, International Council of Museums
Roslyn RussellAustralia
  • Chair, UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee
Dawnhee YimRepublic of Korea
  • Named endowed chair professor, Dongguk University
Chul-In YooRepublic of Korea
  • Chair Professor, Jeju National University

※ Alphabetized by last name

Text Editor

NameNationalityProfessional activities
Pamela InderUK
  • Text Editor

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