Appraise the concept of heritage sites with reference to spaces of memory and conscience (or shame) regarding either slavery or colonialism or totalitarianism.
Use case study material to illustrate your answer. Broad layout – Clearly make your own headings for each part of your report:
1. Define the concepts.
2. Basic data on case study places e.g. tables, maps, charts, etc. where appropriate.
3. Arguments for and against the preservation of such sites; including re-naming and re-framing.
4. The role of local, regional, national and international organizations where applicable.
5. Conclusions and recommendations.
|MODULE LEARNING OUTCOMES|
|Upon successful completion of this module the student will be able to:|
|LO1||Analyze how relationships between sustainability, citizenship, heritage, human rights, memory, space, place, representation, power, and symbolic capital, at individual, community, national and larger scales are interrelated.|
|LO2||Understand, research and use sources and methodologies in political geography.|
|LO3||Relate holistic geographical and political perspectives connecting official and non-official heritages, conflict resolution and many challenges due to processes of commodification of memory and symbolic places.|
|LO4||Develop analyses from geographical perspectives enhancing mapping, written, and digital presentation skills.|
|LO5||Assess the roles and policies of Inter-governmental and Regional Organizations, and NGOs connected with promoting research relating to democracy, and heritage and tourism-related industries.|