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The Heritage Discourse - The Politics of Heritage


Research aims:

  • Debate possibilities for social gain through heritage management. Of importance are the topics of post-conflict reconstruction, peace building, aid, humanitarianism, human/cultural rights, citizenship, and advocacy.

  • Reflect on the transformation and rededication of the past; and the change of historical meanings over time.

  • Study and analyze binary oppositions such as insider/outsider, colonizer/colonized, or even hegemonic/resistant.

  • Conduct a research of a specific case study about the ways in which past material, artifacts, natural landscapes, mythologies, memories are being selected presented and interpreted.

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