Objects and heritage places (such as indigenous sites, historical buildings, parks, gardens, ruins, archaeological sites, memorials, cultural landscapes) can be studied from a range of multi-disciplinary approaches. In this unit students are introduced to different theoretical and methodological frameworks used in object and place analysis. Changing ideas about the roles and meanings of objects and places from historical, contemporary and cross-cultural perspectives will be introduced. Practical work and case studies will used to examine these issues.
1x1hr lecture and 1x2hr seminar/week
1x500wd tutorial post and presentation (20%), 1x1500wd object/place assessment (35%), 1x2500wd esssay (45%)