Cultural Heritage and the Planning of European Landscapes
Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme
(Groups of students and staff jointly participate in an intensive blended learning and training programme).
Dr. Niels van Manen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Gert-Jan Burgers (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Dr. Niels van Manen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Prof. Ola Wetterberg (Gothenburg University), Prof. Sam Turner (Newcastle University), Dr. Graham Fairclough (Newcastle University), Prof. Michael Turner (Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design), Prof. Els Verbakel (Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design), Prof. Maria Segarra-Lagunes (ROMA3), Prof. Ana Pereira-Roders (TU Delft)
Student effort Hours
approx. 84 hours (including c. 56 hours of online meetups and assignments; c. 28 hours face-to-face sessions in Amsterdam).
Online collaborative activities:
1 September – 7 October 2022 & 17-30 October 2022
5-day programme in Amsterdam:
10-14 October 2022
Enrolled in a Master’s or PhD programme related to Heritage Planning.
Supported by Erasmus+ funding through the Erasmus office/ coordinator of your local university.
Committed to participate in both the online and onsite (i.e. Amsterdam) activities of the module.
This module was created by the Heriland team to give graduates an opportunity to experience through collaborative training activities the latest developments in cultural heritage and landscape planning research. Heriland is a network of heritage planning researchers and practitioners funded by the EU as part of Marie-Sklodowska Curie Innovative Training Networks.
Do you want to collaborate with graduates from across Europe who share your passion for cultural heritage and landscape planning?
Do you want to discover how heritage planning research is helping to address urgent societal challenges?
Do you want to gain hands-on experience with the latest research methodologies and policy frameworks?
Do you want to participate in discussions about the future of heritage planning research, education and policy?
Do you want to rethink your career opportunities in academia and beyond?
Then, this Erasmus+ Blended Intensive programme – including a 5-day programme in Amsterdam and online collaborative activities – is the right one for you.
On completion of this module, those who have participated should be able to:
1. Discuss the relevance of heritage landscapes and heritage planning to major 21st century societal challenges including the spatial turn; democratisation; digital transformation; shifting demographies; environmental change.
2. Explain the principles of Historic Landscape Characterisation (HLC) and Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) as research strategies.
3. Analyse career opportunities for graduates with expertise in heritage landscapes and heritage planning.
4. Identify trends, strengths and weaknesses in heritage planning research, education and policy.
5. Evaluate the main insights you have derived from the module for your own academic studies and professional career.
ACTIVITIES AND APPROXIMATED TIME INVESTMENT
1 September – 7 October (online)
Online kick off meeting: introducing Heriland, the participants and the module (3 hours)
Online group assignment: review as a group texts and videos related to heritage planning in relation to one of the societal challenges central to the module (25 hours)
10-14 October (in Amsterdam)
The programme starts on Monday 10th October at 09:00 CET and ends on Friday 14th October at 17:00 CET.
Hands-on training sessions: two half days, dedicated to Historic Landscape Characterisation (HLC) and Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) (8 hours)
Interactive workshops: one half day, exploring the societal relevance of heritage planning research (4 hours).
Excursions: self-directed and guided excursions in and around Amsterdam (6 hours)
Key note lectures: prominent international experts lecturing on the interplay between heritage planning and major societal challenges (4 hours)
Networking event: meet potential employers from academia and other sectors (2 hours)
Agenda setting: round-table sessions exploring the future of heritage planning research, education and policy (4 hours)
17-30 October (online)
Blog post assignment: write a Blog post about an aspect of the module in relation to your own academic studies and/ or professional career (24 hours)
Peer-review: review the draft Blog post of another participant and receive feedback on yours in return (4 hours)
Online group assignment: review, as a group of 3, texts and videos related to heritage planning in relation to one of the societal challenges central to the module, due 7th October 2022.
HLC and HUL assignment: bullet points capturing the opportunities and challenges for applying HLC and HUL in your academic studies or research, due 30th October 2022.
Key note lectures assignment: your three main take-away points for each of the Key note lectures, due 30th October.
Societal relevance assignment: your three main take-away points from the workshop in which you participated (about spatial turn or democratisation or shifting demographies or environmental change).
Agenda setting assignment: your three main take-away points from the agenda setting round table in which you participated (about either research, education or policy).
Blog post assignment: write a Blog post (between 1000 and 1250 words) about an aspect of the module in relation to your own academic studies and/ or professional career, due 30th October 2022. A selection of Blog posts will be included in the Heriland Handbook for Heritage Planning or disseminated through the Heriland Blog.
To be shared via Canvas (Virtual Learning Environment).