Heritage, Development, and Society

Module code: MU7572

This module will teach you to:

  • Critically examine the role heritage plays in development and societies in the UK and around the world.
  • Discuss and assess notions of heritage processes, objects and materiality.
  • Discuss the political, historical, economic, social and cultural contexts in which heritage is performed and articulated in various ways.
  • Describe and critically evaluate issues of identity, ownership, authenticity and power politics in heritage processes and practices.
  • Discuss different approaches to the interpretation and representation of the past and assess ways of interpreting controversial heritage issues and sites.
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