HERITAGE MANAGEMENT FIELD PROGRAM – CAMBODIA
May 27 – July 8, 2017
Gain hands-on practical experience in the fundamentals of cultural heritage management in Cambodia. During this 6 week experiential learning program, students will work with Cambodian and international students to develop sustainable heritage management strategies for heritage sites in Cambodia. This intensive program, led by international experts in the field of cultural heritage, will provide students with educational and practical training in cultural heritage management. Students will visit heritage sites across the country working with local communities, national authorities, government officials, and heritage professionals to understand the complexities of successfully managing heritage sites in developing economies.
Each week students will explore, in depth, different themes in cultural heritage including: Heritage & Society; Working with Communities; Planning for Heritage & Tourism I & II, Heritage for Sustainable Development; and Creating a Master Plan - planning at heritage sites. Each module will be complemented by site visits, field research, guest lectures, group discussions, and written assignments. The 6th and final week students will present group projects at a symposium supported by the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, the Ministry of Tourism, and the APSARA Authority.
Applications open DECEMBER 2016 and close FEBRUARY 28, 2017
USD $6,995 Tuition fee includes educational and fieldwork activities, full-board and accommodation (dorm + 3 meals per day), tools, materials, project e-handbook, reading materials, issue of Certificate of Attendance, excursions/site visits/entrance fees and administrative costs.
INTEGRATED HERITAGE PROJECT (IHP) – IHP is an international nonprofit dedicated to community development and cultural heritage protection through education.