KUMA2010 Cultural Heritage and its Processes (5 cr)
The course examines cultural heritage as a academic concept and phenomenon in everyday life. It also covers the cultural and societal processes influencing cultural heritage.
Taught course or independent work (book exam, reading group or assignment).
80% participation in teaching and written assignments or lecture exam. Completion by independent study – essay or book exam.
After completing the course, the student will:
- be familiar with cultural heritage as a concept and as a phenomenon
- recognise how the concept and phenomenon of cultural heritage is connected to academic, cultural and social issues and
- understand the different contexts, motivations and objectives related to cultural heritage work and its processes.
The course coordinator will refer students to learning material. For the book exam, three works are selected from the following list:
- Harrison, Rodney 2013: Heritage Critical Approaches.
- Tuomi-Nikula, Outi ym. (toim.) 2013: Mitä on kulttuuriperintö?
- Robertson, Iain (ed.) 2012: Heritage from Below. Heritage, Culture and Identity. Saatavana<br />elektronisena julkaisuna.
- Sather-Wagstaff, Joy 2011: Heritage That Hurts. Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September<br />11. Saatavana elektronisena julkaisuna.
- Smith, Laurajane 2006: Uses of Heritage.
- Aarnipuu, Petja 2008: Turun linna kerrottuna ja kertovana tilana.