- Code HUMN8019
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Humanities and the Arts
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Humanities
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Archaeology, Development Studies, Political Sciences, Heritage Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Yujie Zhu
- Mode of delivery Online
Autumn Session 2021
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This course focuses on best practice in identifying, conserving and presenting the cultural values of World Heritage sites. Students will have the opportunity to learn practical heritage management skills as well as gaining a thorough understanding of the theoretical and political issues relating to World Heritage and, more generally, cultural heritage management. In details, the course analyses World Heritage philosophy, guidelines and protocols, cultural heritage management and its critics, the challenges and politics of World heritage, and the relation between World heritage and local communities.
This intensive topic is offered only in online mode. Presenters will include heritage experts who have worked locally and internationally in the field of heritage.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- identify and analyse the role of key actors in World Heritage nomination, conservation and management;
- identify best practice in the management of cultural heritage through World Heritage case studies;
- analyse the power relations among actors at international, national and local levels that shape heritage management practice;
- apply a functioning knowledge of current policy frameworks for cultural heritage management to academic and professional practice; and
- critically apply interdisciplinary thinking and theoretical ideas to case studies of heritage nomination, conservation and management.
- Online Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- 2 x Worksheets, 1000 words each (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Short Essay, 1500 words (20) [LO 2,3,4]
- Final essay, 3000 words (50) [LO 3,4,5]
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Workload.130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 20 hours of online lectures and 16 hours of online workshop and workshop-like activities; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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