AIM709 - Intangible Cultural Heritage
2021 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
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Students are required to attend 4-days of intensive classes during the trimester
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Learning Experiences are via CloudDeakin
All students: Weekly Study Guide topics are provided, in addition to at least 1 scheduled online seminar
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
Consideration of the intangible dimensions of cultural heritage places, objects and practices is a rapidly emerging field, involving theoretical, conceptual and practical learning drawn from multiple disciplines and perspectives.
This unit explores and questions the duality of ‘tangible’ and ‘intangible’ in international and local heritage scholarship and practice. Issues of cultural diversity, traditional knowledge, human rights and commodification are explored; and the tools of documentation, transmission and legal protection are critically examined, as well as the mechanisms and processes established by UNESCO’s 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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