Units of Study

HRTG3601 - Heritage Museums and the Public Sphere

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Annie Clarke


This unit of study examines the relationship between heritage and the public. It considers the way in which the study of heritage sites and cultural material are used to construct public culture and public history. The birth of the modern museum as a public space, which houses the cultural heritage of communities and nations, will also be considered.


1x3000 word essay (55%), 1x seminar presentation (10%) and 1x3000 word seminar paper (35%)


1x2 hour seminar per week

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