|Module title||Managing, Protecting And Presenting The World Archaeological Heritage In Europe, Middle East & North Africa|
|Module lecturer||Patrycja Filipowicz|
|Faculty||Faculty of Archeology|
Module aim (aims)
The module is aimed at systematically presenting and discussing management strategies of archaeological heritage in a comparative perspective across Europe, Middle East & North Africa. The main legal acts regulating the principles of conservation and management of archaeological heritage in these areas are discussed. Also discussed is the practice in this domain in selected countries in all three regions. In addition, the course addresses a range of different aspects of heritage, such as problematic (unwanted) heritage, its socio-political context, as well as some of present-day concerns, challenges & threats specific to non-European regions (e.g. armed conflicts, ethnic cleansing, etc.).
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Week 1. Introduction
Week 2. Strategies for archaeological heritage management in Europe.
Week 3. International conventions: The United Nations & UNESCO
Week 4. International conventions: European Union & Council of Europe
Week 5. Legal regulations in the field of archaeological heritage in selected European countries: Great Britain & Germany
Week 6. Legal regulations in the field of archaeological heritage in selected European countries: Scandinavian countries & France
Week 7. Legal regulations in the field of archaeological heritage in selected Middle Eastern countries: Jordan, Lebanon & Israel
Week 8. Legal regulations in the field of archaeological heritage in selected Middle Eastern countries: Turkey & Syria
Week 9. Legal regulations in the field of archaeological heritage in the Gulf Arab states
Week 10. Legal regulations in the field of archaeological heritage in selected African countries: Egypt & Sudan
Week 11. Heritage and politics & ideology in the Near East
Week 12. Heritage and religion in the Near East
Week 13. Dissonant heritage in the Near East & North Africa
Week 14. Dissonant & unwanted heritage: the case of Armenian heritage in Turkey
Week 15. Endangered heritage in the Middle East
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