Units of Study

MHST6915 - Heritage Studies and Communities

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Annie Clarke


How do different community groups create a sense of belonging and attachment to the historical and archaeological sites, memorials, protected areas, and landscapes they live in and around? How do communities create meaning and maintain identities through heritage places? What research methods and approaches are used in heritage studies to investigate these connections? In this unit of study students will be introduced to the research methods used to identify, document and assess social significance, intangible heritage, attachment and belonging.


1x3000wd essay (45%), 1x2500wd photo essay (35%), 1x500wd seminar presentation (10%) and participation (10%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


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