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END 417– Global Perspectives in Historic Preservation

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Course No.: 21408

Department: Urban and Regional Planning

Semester: 2017 Spring

Location: Hayes Hall – 327

Meeting Day(s): Tuesday-Thursday

Meeting Time: 9:30AM - 10:50AM

Faculty: Krishna

Whose Heritage Is It? Who Preserves It? This course takes students on a journey through heritage and preservation thought from around the world, and introduces them to globally prevalent theories and perspectives in preserving cultural heritage sites and landscapes, with the overarching theme of attempting to understand how different cultures and contexts deal with rights to cultural heritage. The course also examines various case studies from around the world (via readings, documentaries, and other media) that discuss critical issues in historic preservation today.

This course will engage a wide range of students from a variety of academic backgrounds.