Publications

 Publications about I3C and the Bread Houses Network:

The work of I3C and the innovative methods and model of its program, the Bread Houses Network, have been analyzed academically by cultural anthropologist and I3C/BHN Founder, Dr. Nadezhda Savova-Grigorova (Cultural Anthropology, Princeton University), as well as by other academics and quoted in books.

Below is a list of some of the publications:

The Bread Houses Network model has been quoted as a good practice in John Thackara. 2015. How to Thrive in the Next Economy: Designing Tomorrow’s World Today.

Savova-Grigorova, N. forthcoming 2016. “Sensory Houses: Cross-sensorial Learning in the Anthropology of Development for all Ages”, in F.Murphy (ed.), Evolving Humanity – Emerging Worlds: Towards an Anthropology of Sustainability?. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Savova, N. Doctorate Dissertation (Princeton University, Cultural Anthropology Department, 2013), “Bread and Home: Global Cultural Politics in the Tangible Places of Intangible Heritage” (350 pages)

Savova, N. 2011 c. “Heritage House-guarding as Sustainable Development: Community Arts and Architectures Within a World    Cultural Net(work),” in O. Habeck (ed.), Reconstructing the House of Culture: Community, Self, and the Makings of Culture in Russia and Beyond. New York: Berghahn Publishers.

Savova, N. 2011 b. “The Living (Bread) Houses Network: (fish) nets, nodules, platforms”, 229-247 in Networks: The Evolving Aspects of Culture in the 21st Century, edited by Biserka Cvjeticanin. Paris: UNESCO.

Savova, N. 2011 a. “Arm’s Length and ‘Hand-shake’ Policies: Community Arts Alternatives to Outcome-based Development (Insights from Brazil, Bulgaria, and South Africa)”, in Special Double Issue of Culture and Local Governance on “Culture and Sustainable Communities”, Vol. 3, No. 1-2, pp. 29-41.Guest editors: Nancy Duxbury, Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra, Portugal; M. Sharon Jeannotte, Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa.

Savova, N. “Heritage Kinaesthetics: Local Constructivism and UNESCO’s Intangible-Tangible Politics at a Favela   Museum,”Anthropological Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 2, Spring 2009: 547–586.
     
Savova, N. 2007 b. “The World Survived Because it Laughed: Humorscapes/Artscapes of Development in Bulgaria and Cuba,”    Journal on Community Development: Theory and Practices in Central and Eastern Europe, Volume 3, Winter 2007: 35-42. Published by Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Savova, N. 2007 a. “Community Creative Capital: UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage Policy Revisited at the Bulgarian chitalishte,” International Journal of Arts in Society, Volume 2, August 2007, Common Ground Publishers.

Other useful publications: 

UNESCO Guide to Community Multimedia Centers

Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP), University of Pennsylvania, lists various research papers.