Course Description

Course Name

Global Heritage

Session: VRMS3121

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

This introductory course in cultural heritage explores major contemporary issues such as how heritage is threatened and how organizations and communities try to protect it. The course also explores relations between heritage organizations and indigenous groups and investigates how heritage can stimulate economic development. Using case studies from all over the world, the course critically analyses how and why heritage has become an important expression of identity and a potential source of conflict.

*Course content subject to change