Course ObjectiveKnowledge of the frameworks, legal rules and regulations for treating
archaeological heritage and culture historical landscapes in the
knowledge of changes in contemporary culture historical policies in the
Netherlands; knowledge of the genaeology and history of the term
heritage; knowledge of the various opinions on archaeological and
landscape heritage in the past decades;
critical reflection on the use of the term heritage in
contemporary(archaeological) preservation policies and the management of
Course ContentIn these introductory lectures theoretical, historiographical and
practical topics are dealt with, that are connected with the interest
and the care for historical landscapes and archaeological heritage.
In the theoretical part, among other matters, attention will be paid to
recent heritage opinions. The historiographic part treats the history of
the archaeological heritage policies and the interest in the historical
natural and cultural landscape. Practical training contains the programs
and legal rules and regulations for dealing with landscapes and
archaeological monuments, like methods of valuation and selecting,
restoration and re-destining and preservation.
The course consists of lectures. Discussions will be stimulated.
Method of AssessmentTake-home exam.
Entry Requirementsbachelor in history, geography, archaeology, history of architecture and
studies that are related to heritage and are admitted through a decision
of the Exam Committee.
Literaturewill be communicated later
Target Audiencemasterstudents Heritage Studies and students of other heritage programs
at a master level. Master students Archaeology of ACASA (VU/UvA)
Additional InformationAttending the lectures is mandatory
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. J. Renes|
|Examiner||prof. dr. J. Renes|
prof. dr. J. Renes
prof. dr. G.L.M. Burgers
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