Essays about: "heritage anthropology"

Found 5 essays containing the words heritage anthropology.

  1. 1. World Heritage in the Making : An ethnography of the cultural heritage conservation practices in İzmir, Türkiye

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Ece Karakaş; [2023]
    Keywords : Cultural heritage; UNESCO; World Heritage List; heritage conservation; heritage anthropology; multiculturalism; İzmir Studies; Türkiye;

    Abstract : This thesis is an ethnographic research of the cultural heritage conservation practices in İzmir, focusing particularly on the heritage site Historical Port City of İzmir’s conservation on individual, local, and global levels from an anthropological point of view. With its ongoing inscription process to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the study aims, first, to understand the motivation behind this inscription, the current conservation practices in the city that are undergone by individual and local actors, and to analyze the impact and connection between the individual, local and global efforts to protect İzmir’s multicultural and multilayered heritage. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decolonial affordances of a communal heritage platform: A case study of the Reciprocal Research Network

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Jason Maurer; [2021]
    Keywords : Reciprocal Research Network; cultural heritage; Indigenous peoples; First Nations; actor-network theory; decolonial;

    Abstract : Museums are increasingly reckoning with their roles in the colonization of Indigenous peoples as they seek to engage diverse forms of participation and justify their social relevance. Many are turning to digital solutions to aid with these endeavors, including digital repatriation/return platforms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hope, Chief and Mamas. Development of Cultural Tourism in Iringa, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Elin Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; Cultural Tourism; Heritage; Iringa; Tanzania; Social Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Tanzania as a tourist destination has traditionally had a nature-oriented focus for the past years. However, cultural heritage is becoming more and more viewed as a source for tourist attractions which raises questions on global and local impact on commodification of culture, and what sort of cultural activities are chosen to attract international and national tourists. READ MORE

  4. 4. From discovery to encounter: The new role of ethnographic museums. : The case study of the National Prehistoric and Ethnographic Museum‘L. Pigorini’.

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Afrikanska studier

    Author : Francesca Conte; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnographic museum; postcolonialism; multiculturalism; African heritage; temporary exhibition; museum anthropology;

    Abstract : Since its creation, the ethnographic museums have aimed to represent the other cultures. The most recent trends in museology have encouraged the ethnographic museums to go beyond the discovery and to create a space of intercultural dialogue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inner Stories : Identity and Value

    University essay from Konstfack/Ädellab/Metallformgivning

    Author : Sebastian Pintea; [2016]
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    Abstract : Nothing is neutral, all things we create narrate. Manufactured objects enforce and support mythology and ritual, willingly or unwillingly. In this thesis I have been investigating how we structure reality and identification through narration. The approach ties in cultural anthropology and psychology. READ MORE