Updated: Mar 7, 2019
Conversation of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage at George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS)
Why is this interesting for me?
The HBP Summer Programme 2018 features an interactive learning experience through lectures, workshops and field study conducted by built environment experts at USM.
Participants enjoy the afternoons playing traditional games, performing a traditional dance, preparing a heritage cuisine, and making creative arts painting in conducive intangible cultural heritage workshops.
How long is the course?
Please state the duration for "OTHERS"
TYPE A USD 980 TYPE B USD 650
Field Trips, Transportation, OTHERS
Please state the price inclusive for "OTHERS"?
Type A inclusive 2 stars hotel Type B inclusive University Hostel - Twin Sharing
The course aims to provide an understanding of cultural heritage conservation as expressed through interdisciplinary built environment lens.
It addresses an integration of perspectives, approaches, methods and processes necessary in preserving and safeguarding both tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the context of George Town World Heritage Site (WHS) in Penang, Malaysia.
What do I expect to learn?
Comprehend broader perspectives and approaches in the conservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage at George Town WHS;
Understand the principles and practices in tangible and intangible cultural heritage conservation in accordance to the UNESCO WHS standards and guidelines; and,
Engage in collaborative learning through creative exploration of tangible and intangible cultural heritage domains and attributes.
How do I experience learning?
Lectures, Field Trips/ Field Excursion, Workshops
How am I assessed?
Is the certificate is awarded upon completion of the programme?
Note for students?
The minumun number of participants must at least more than 10 people. This is due to the way the programme is structured. Depending on mutual agreement, credit transfer options are also available.