Cultural Heritage in Australia (7755.3)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Arts & Humanities|
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2009 End Date: 31/12/2010
- Version 3 - Start Date: 01/01/2011 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2007 End Date: 31/12/2008
The unit offers an introduction to Heritage in Australia in three integrated themes: - The scale of heritage from the level of personal treasures, family heirlooms and community history to the state, national and World Heritage properties; - The types of heritage: cultural landscapes, built heritage, indigenous societies, natural heritage, historic places and collecting institutions in addition to moveable heritage, intangible heritage and museum objects. An emphasis will be placed on Canberra and the region; - An introduction to the disciplines that constitute heritage studies including history, anthropology, archaeology, sociology, law and politics, economics and management and the relevant applied sciences.
- understand how cultural heritage has been constructed by Australian society
- demonstrate knowledge about Australian cultural heritage in all its forms
- analyse the relationship between history, heritage and Australian society and culture
Two hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week.