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LS55UU: CULTURAL PROPERTY ISSUES: LAW, ART, AND MUSEUMS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:09


Course Overview

Taught by museum and law academics, this course will examine cultural property issues  such as treasure trove, looting and repatriation, forgery, sacred and street art, and the derogatory treatment of art. Objects from the University Museum and collections worldwide will be drawn on to illustrate aspects of the course.  Museum practice and operational experience will also inform certain aspects.  Students will be encouraged to explore and develop their own ideas.  Facilitating this, the course will include a programme of case studies and/or issue papers to be presented by students for class discussion.      

 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Catherine Ng

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Law (LS) (Studied) or Master of Letters in Museum Studies (Studied) or Master of Letters in Art and Business (Studied) or Master of Music in Sonic Arts (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

·      Introduction

·      Treasure Trove

·      Stolen Art and Repatriation  

·      Murals / Street Art

·      Marketing & Merchandising

·      Fake & Forgery

·      Derogatory Treatment & other Moral Rights, Treatment of Sacred Works

·      Student Presentations

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Master of Letters in Art and Business

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 2 x 4,000 word essays (50% each)

Resit: Not normally applicable

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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