Monthly Archives: October 2013

Memory and Heritage

As individual’s memory plays a significant role in our lives, how we see ourselves is very much rooted in the past. The past is what makes us who we are, it’s where we come from, where we grew up, the … Continue reading

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Australian’s Lost Heritage

Intangible heritage is comprised of a set of traditions that are passed down in ones culture though word of mouth or as a set of traditions.  Because intangible heritage is passed down though word of mouth or though actions such … Continue reading

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Authorized Heritage Discourse, destination Sweden!

http://lnu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:607511/FULLTEXT01 This is the link to the article referenced to in this post! We all want to travel, but a lot of the time it is not realistic or feasible for us to. For this blog post I will take … Continue reading

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Authorized Heritage Discourse: Rice Terraces

Authorized Heritage Discourse When it comes to key terms surrounding the topic of heritage, or world heritage sites, one can be easily mistaken. In this case, authorized heritage discourse, is full of meaning. To begin with, what is discourse? Discourse … Continue reading

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Destruction of Heritage

Heritage is important to us and our society because “[h]eritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life … Continue reading

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Destruction on World Heritage

The Bamiyan Buddha’s are two large statues which were created as a reminder of the Buddhist past of the valley. These statues were created between the third and fourth centuries and are located in Afghanistan by the Bamiyan Valley. (Harrison, … Continue reading

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Wanton Destruction?

The world has always been a very politically moved place. And we have already known and learned that politics play a major role in not only the policies of UNESCO and the World Heritage Convention, but also in the countries … Continue reading

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