080006 VU B420 Theories of Culture: Anthropology of Cultural and Natural Heritage (2019W)
- Registration is open from Th 29.08.2019 08:00 to We 25.09.2019 23:00
- Deregistration possible until Tu 08.10.2019 23:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
- Text Reading and active participation (inputs, debate).
- The students will have to choose a case study for a short research that will be presented as poster session during the classes.
- Writing a final research report of 4,500/5,000.Notenzusammensetzung:
55 points for final exposé
30 points for short research and poster presentation
15 points for active participation
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
>= 87,5 very good (1)
>= 75 good (2)
>= 62,5 satisfactory (3)
>= 50 enough (4)
< 50 not enough (5)
Kuutma K. (2013) "The Politics of Contested Representation: UNESCO and the Masterpieces of Intangible Cultural Heritage", in D. Hemme, M. Tauschek, R. Bendix (eds.), Prädikat "Heritage": Wertschöpfungen aus kulturellen Ressourcen, LIT, Berlin, pp. 177-196
Macdonald S. (2013) Memorylands: Heritage and Identity in Europe Today Routledge, New-York-London, (chapters 1-6, 9), 150 pp. circa
Meskell L. and Brumann C. (2015) "UNESCO and New World Orders", in Global Heritage: A Reader, Ed. by Lynn Meskell, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 22-42. Smith L., Waterton E. (2012) Heritage, Communities and Archaeology, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Chapter 2: "Material culture, memory and identity".
Welz G. (2017) European Products. Making and Unmaking Heritage in Cyprus, Berghan Books, Chapters 2, 5 and 6.