URP 527– Global Perspectives in Historic Preservation
Course No.: 21289
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Semester: 2017 Spring
Location: Hayes Hall – 327
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday-Thursday
Meeting Time: 9:30AM - 10:50AM
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.