Issues in International Heritage Conservation

This course is designed to provide students an understanding of heritage conservation from an international perspective including the evolution of theory and practice and its application in cities and countries outside of the United States.

A student successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Understand the theoretical basis of international heritage conservation.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of key international preservation organizations and instruments.
  • Describe conservation principles and practices in a cross section of international cities and countries.
  • Understand how international approaches to heritage conservation compare and contrast those in the United States.
  • Knowledgeably and confidently discuss international trends and opportunities with heritage conservations in the United States and abroad.
  • Conduct research, on an international topic and write clearly and persuasively on that topic.
  • Participate effectively in study abroad, internships, symposia and other programs.