AIM708 - World Heritage
|Unit chair:||K Buckley|
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ContentThe unit will familiarise students with the strengths and weaknesses in the philosophy, system and processes of World Heritage listing. It will identify key contemporary issues relating to World Heritage listing, including the divergence in heritage approaches between different world regions, the Eurocentric imbalance in the current list, the intense tourism pressures on World Heritage sites and the need for more effective monitoring mechanisms. The unit will develop student skills in identifying system deficits and in outlining the parameters for more effective cultural tourism management on World Heritage sites.
Module 1: World Heritage: Convention and System
- The World Heritage Convention 1972
- Related Conventions and Declarations: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Cultural Diversity
- World Heritage Listing: Understanding the Process
- Selection Criteria
- Reactive Monitoring and the World Heritage in Danger Mechanism
- Kakadu: A Case Study
- Shifting Concepts and Practice over Time and Place
- The Venice Charter: Universal or European Solution
- The Burra Charter: Reflecting the Australian Context
- The Nara Document on Authenticity: Globalisation and Cultural Diversity
- Other Asian Responses: China Principles and Hoi An Protocols
- Hue: A Case study
- World Heritage Sites: The Pinnacle of World Heritage Significance and Interest
- The Global Strategy: Is It Working?
- Use and Over-Use: Policy and Planning Dilemmas for Sustainable Tourism
- World Heritage Sites: Exemplars or Problems of Tourism Development and Management?
- Periodic Monitoring
- The Royal Exhibition Building: A Case Study
Two assignments totalling 5000 words, 50% each.
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