Heritage Ethics and Archaeological Practice in the Middle East and Mediterranean

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Course Title

Heritage Ethics and Archaeological Practice in the Middle East and Mediterranean

Author(s)

Corisande Fenwick and Alice Stevenson

Institution Where Taught

University College London

Year Course Taught

2019

Web Address (URL)

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/study/graduate-taught/courses/heritage-ethics-and-archaeological-practice-middle-east-and

Additional Information

Course Number

ARCL0199

Course Description

This module provides a comparative overview of key debates, as well as the frameworks of practice, policy and ethical issues in cultural heritage as they are played out in the Middle East and Mediterranean today. Key themes include the history of archaeology in the region, museum practice, archaeology in conflict zones, disaster recovery, illicit trade in antiquities, UNESCO politics, legislation, fieldwork ethics, site management, stakeholders and audience. Throughout the emphasis is on comparative, critical analysis of contemporary practices in heritage, and is grounded in real-world case-studies from the region.

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