The course was established 03 February 2005.
This course syllabus (version 1) was approved 16 February 2006 by the Educational board at School of Arts and Communication.
The syllabus is valid from 16 February 2006.
Replacement for course syllabus ratified 03 February 2005.
The purpose of the course is to examine contemporary heritage industries and projects, including collaborative art and museum projects, as public processes of development, communication and social change. Various case studies and practitioners in the field will be introduced along with theoretical perspectives on heritage, history and memory in cultural studies.
General eligibility + the equivalent of English course B in Swedish secondary school + Academic degree at bachelor level or equivalent/120 credits (180 ECTS), in relevant subjects. Relevant subjects are, among others: Journalism, Media and Communication studies, Sociology, Political Science, Cultural Studies, Design and Art, Architecture, Museum studies. Information on application and eligibility is available at www.mah.se/education/non-exchange
The course caters for dialogue among practitioners and theoreticians around the world concerned with heritage, art and development. The case studies as well as the student body and discussion on the course should also reflect the global concern and character of projects and theoretical development in the field
Individual academic essay as well as a group workshop which will involve field work, oral academic presentation and ‘gestaltung’ aspects through the use of various media.
Three course sections:
Perspectives on heritage in contemporary cultural studies
Perspectives on museology and the representation of the past
Perspectives on urban social change and development
Various case studies around contemporary heritage and urban change will be explored and a variety of theoreticians and practitioners will participate.
The course is given on location at Malmö University with optional distance participation through webzone based videoconferencing, chat and supervision. An advanced web structure already used at the Communication for Development(ComDev) course is applied. For students from ComDev this is an optional single subject course. The course runs during one semester with a weekend seminar and a range of week day evening seminars with local lecturing, distance participant lectures, as well as workshops.
Reading list and other media
Appadurai, Arjun (1997) Modernity at Large Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Ashcroft, Bill (2001) Postcolonial Transformation London: Routledge
Bennett, Tony (1988) ‘The Exhibitionary Complex’, New Formations, spring, no.4.
Cohen, Phil (1998) ‘Urban Regeneration and the Polyversity’, Rising East Vol. 1, no. 3
Crossley, Nick (2002) Making Sense of Social Movements London: Open University Press.
Enghel, Florencia [to be specified]
Future of the Global Cities [various articles, Boris Groys et al] www.eurozine.com
Greenhill, Eilean H.(1994) Museum and Gallery Education Leicester, UK: Leicester University Press.
Hemer & Gansing (eds) (2005) Urban Assets Stockholm: Sida/Malmö University.
Hemer & Gansing (eds) (2004) A Future for the Past Stockholm: Sida/Malmö University.
Hemer & Winkel on Memories of Modernity [to be specified].
Huyssen, Andreas (2001) ‘Present Pasts: Media, Politics, Amnesia in Appadurai (ed) Globalization Durham: Duke University Press.
Hög Hansen, Anders (2005) ‘No Final Solution to the Memory Problem’, Globala Tider no. 2. www.globalatider.nu
Maharay & Tawadros (2005) ‘We were nobody, we were nothing: art, communications and memories of underdevelopment’, in Hemer & Tufte (eds) Media and Glocal Change Buenos Aires: Clacso Books/norden
Meyer, Han (2006) ‘Ex-ports. The past, present and sustainable future of cities and their docklands’ in Rising East Online Vol 1, no. 3, 2006. www.uel.ac.uk/risingeast
Millinger, Lena [to be specified]
Sandell, Richard (2002) Museums, Society, Inequality London: Routledge.
Stenersen, Johanna (2006) [to be specified]
Traces of a Young Diaspora (2005) Three short films. Malmö University
Urry, John (1991) The Tourist Gaze London: Sage.
Young, David E (2000) At Memory’s Edge New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
This documnet is the reconstruction of a syllabus from our previous database