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AIM710 - Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives

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Offerings: Trimester 2
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:L Young
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Content

Module 1: Shared Heritage in Asia

  • Conceptual Introduction

  • Cultural Negotiations

  • Asian Case Studies: Contextual Issues

  • Post-Suharto Indonesia: colonial legacies and inter-ethnic hostility

  • Post-Doi Moi Vietnam: managing tourist interest in minority and colonial cultures

  • Korea and Taiwan: contrasts in conservation of the colonial past

Module 2: Shared Heritage in the Pacific

  • Issues for cultural heritage management
  • 'Bi-culturalism' in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • National cultural heritage in post-colonial Fiji
  • Authenticity and the resurgence of Polynesian identity in Hawaii

 

Module 3: Shared Heritage in Australia

  • Issues in shared heritage and cultural identity in Australia

  • Aboriginal and European contestation over 'Australian' cultural identity and claims to land ownership
  • Towards 'Reconciliation': potential to further the reconciliation process through heritage conservation efforts

  • Migration, multiculturalism, and the heritage of diversity

  • Asian and Pacific heritage in Australia: heritage implications of the historical Chinese, Indian, Malay and Pacific islander presence in Australia

Assessment

Two assignments totalling 5000 words, 50% each.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$680$680$1950$2513

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
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