Course Code: MCC2205A • Study year: IV • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: History - Masters • Field of study: Research, preservation and capitalization of historical heritage
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Laura-Claudia Stanciu
Seminar tutor: Laura-Claudia Stanciu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 24
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 7

Course aims:

Knowing, understanding and a correct using of fundamental ideas concerning concepts specific to heritage in modern epoch
Integration in a coherent structure of main theorizations and value landmarks recognised in Heritage and culture in modern epoch
Knowing, understanding and a correct using of fundamental ideas concerning concepts specific to heritage in modern epoch

Course Entry Requirements:

Culture and civilisation in the Romanian society; Modern History of Romania.

Course contents:

1. Travel - a fundamental discovery of the modern epoch. 2. Values of Enlightnemnet Europe. 3. Prestige and power. Military architecture in baroque Transylvania. 4. Transylvania and its cultural itineraries. 5. Cultural itineraries. 6. European and Romanian UNESCO itineraries. 7. Cultural itinerary and touristic guide. 8. Tourism and historical memory. Local gastronomic traditions. 9. Historical monuments. Case studies. 10. Communist architecture and art. Case studies. 11. Heritage rehabilitation for the community benefit. 12. Identification of some potential funding sources.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification

Learning outcomes:

• retrieval of written sources on heritage; • establishing historical facts on the basis of historical sources and outside of these; • the concrete production of new historical knowledge on the basis of deeper insights within the study of an epoch and/or of a medium complexity historical subject.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – interpretative essay – 60%; continuous assessment – 40%.

Recommended reading:

Heike Doering, The New Face of Mining: Cultural Tourism and Identity in the Coalfield Areas, Univerisity of Nottingham, Nottingham, 2003, 186.
Robinson, Mike, Picard, David, Tourism, Culture and Sustainable Development, UNESCO, 2006, 200.
Sharpley, R.,, Travel and Tourism, Editura SAGE, London, 2006, 82.