Heritage Preservation in Hong Kong

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CAHT A812F

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Heritage Preservation in Hong Kong

CAHT A812F

More information: Course Guide

Heritage Preservation in Hong Kong

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Course Coordinators:

  • Dr. Karen Liu, BSc, MSc (SYSU), PhD (HKU);

  • Dr. Law Lok Yin, BA, BEd (HKBU), MA (CUHK), PhD (NTU)

Important notes:
This course will be taught through a face-to-face postgraduate mode. Lectures will be scheduled for weekday evenings. There may be some field trips on weekdays or Saturdays.

Aims
CAHT A812F is one of the courses in the Master's Degree in Cultural and Heritage Tourism programme. The course introduces the trends and issues of heritage preservation in Hong Kong in the context of economic stagnation and post-colonialism.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Hong Kong history and identity
  • Narrative of cultural heritage in Hong Kong
  • Heritage trails
  • Authority and stakeholders
  • Post-colonialism
  • Collective memory and heritage
  • Urban spaces
  • Heritage contestation
  • Conservation polices
  • Heritage management in Hong Kong

Contact hours
Normally three hours a week.

Assessment
There will be two assignments (each worth 30% of the total course mark) and a final examination (worth 40% of the total mark for this course).

Set book(s)
There are no set books for this course.