Units of Study

ARCA6904 - Archaeology and Identity has been withdrawn from the list of units of study available in 2012.

HRTG6901 - The Idea of Heritage

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Annie Clarke

Description

In contemporary society heritage is understood as a form of cultural practice and production that operates at local, national and global scales. Heritage has moved beyond the identification and conservation of 'things we want to keep' to incorporate ideas about intangible values, identity formation, the role of memory and different knowledge systems from critical and theoretical perspectives. This unit of study will examine how heritage is produced, consumed, negotiated and conserved through political processes, structures of governance and cultural practices.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (45%), 1x2000wd project report (45%), in-class presentation (peer-assessed) equivalent to 1000wd (10%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

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