Units of Study
ARCA2618 - World Heritage in Context
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Annie Clarke
Phone: +61 2 9036 9499
What is World Heritage? Is it an uncontested ideal? What places get recognized as having outstanding universal values? How do local communities live in world heritage sites? How do different knowledge systems intersect with the culture/nature divide of World Heritage? What is intangible heritage and how does it play a part in the World Heritage system? This unit will examine the history and philosophy behind the idea of World Heritage using case studies from around the globe.
1x2500wd essay (50%), 1x500wd project presentation (10%) and 1x1500wd project (40%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
18 junior credit points including ARCA1001 or ARCA1002
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