CAH3525 - Urban Culture and Heritage

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL3525 Urban Culture and Heritage
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course looks at the city as a cultural site of heritage in modernity. Focuses will be placed not only on the socio-economic and psychical dimensions of the urban space, but also on the cultural dimension of the city in modernity and its relation to the past. Texts to be discussed will be drawn from cultural theories, short stories and films, for an exploration of the cultural heritage of the urban space and the tension between urbanization of the city and conservation of our cultural heritage.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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