Course contents

The Program is worth a total of 60 credits (CFU - Crediti Formativi Universitari), for a total amount of 1.500 hours, divided as follows:

  • 388 hours of on-campus lectures and distance learning
  • 1112 hours of individual study and project preparation.

All activities will be in English.

 

Course contents and methodology

Through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical exercises and best practices analisys, the selected participants will acquire competences and methodologies on:

  • in-depth knowledge on the international legal framework for protecting cultural properties and natural protected areas, combatting cultural crimes, and ensuring the rights of access to culture, to better understand duties of governments, citizens, communities and non-governmental organizations;   
  • knowledge and tools for understanding and assessing the physical damages and the cultural, social and economic losses caused by the crisis;   
  • comprehension of the potential of culture in addressing and managing the post-conflict or post-disaster reconstruction, with specific reference to the role of the culture capital and locally based knowledge and creativity in the social and economic recovery of affected communities;   
  • unique insights into the policies and tools of UNESCO, other international organizations operating in the field as well as international cooperation schemes;   
  • knowledge about the most advanced ICT’s applied to emergency scenarios.

 

Course topics

The course consists in a mix of lectures, exercises and study visits, and is divided into 7 learning modules (click on the following menu items):

1. Distance learning for the protection of cultural heritage

4 CFU - Distance learning 40 hours, Individual study 60 hours
The introductory distance learning phase is aimed to familiarize with the main course topics: the International Law for the protection of cultural heritage, the Economics of cultural heritage, the politics of cultural heritage protection, a sociological approach to the protection of cultural heritage and some examples of works based on Project Cycle Management methodology . The module is delivered through asynchronous learning. Participants are expected to acquire basic knowledge and competences through the guided study of teaching resources and the carrying out of assignments.

2. The law of international protection of cultural heritage

10 CFU - Lecture 60 hours, Alternative didactics 15 hours, Individual study 175 hours
- Introduction to the international rules protecting the cultural heritage
- International humanitarian law and the protection of cultural heritage
- The role of international criminal justice
- The contribution of human rights law (the construction of the protection of cultural heritage as a human right)
- The role, duties and responsibilities of peace support operations and, more in general, of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations
- Law and policies for combatting heritage crimes and illicit traffic Anti-Money Laundering

3. The economics of cultural heritage

10 CFU - Lecture 60 hours, Alternative didactics 15 hours, Individual study 175 hours
- Assessing damages and lossess in crisis scenarios
- Cultural heritage and creativity as engine for recovery and local development
- Eenvironmental and climate change related security issues
- Disaster forecast and prevention of natural catastrophes
- Supporting recovery, social safety and economic growth through job creation
- Place reputation and tourism
- Building Back Better strategy to enhance physical and social resilience to emergencies
- Social and economic recovery in post-conflict and post-disaster scenarios
- Capacity building for post crisis recovery

4. The politics of cultural heritage protection

10 CFU - Lecture 60 hours, Alternative didactics 15 hours, Individual study 175 hours
- Conflict management, State building and Cultural Property Protection
- Thinking the “enemy”: a path to the theory of politics
- Annihilating the enemy: the War of Destruction and the Western Perspective
- International Operations and Visions of the West: case studies
- Politics, heritage and conservation in the Mediterranean and in the Middle-East
- UE, soft power and protection of cultural property: a political and institutional perspective

5. A sociological approach to the protection of cultural heritage

10 CFU - Lecture 60 hours, Alternative didactics 15 hours, Individual study 175 hours
- The Sociology of Cultural Heritage: general Theories and Practices
- Cultural Heritage and Environmental goods (landscape, urban areas, historic environment) in conflict and war contexts: different meanings and uses and socio-cultural diversity in traditional, pre-modern and modern societies
- Cultural heritage and cultural identity in emergency situations: Property protection in a local and/or global perspective
- Intercultural Negotiation: language and behavioral patterns in conflict situations
- Intercultural dialogue and cooperation

6. Information management

4 CFU - Lecture 24 hours, Individual study 76 hours
- Tools for mapping and data management
- Digital Humanities and electronic resources for Cultural Property Protection
- The role of ICT’ s in prevention, emergency response and recovery process
- Accessibility to information through internet and emerging technologies
- Cyber security situation awareness

7. Management of cultural heritage protection

4 CFU - Lecture 24 hours, Individual study 76 hours
The course includes a special module dedicated to Project Management, aimed at transferring to the participants capacities to draft a project work related to intervening in emergency and post-emergency scenarios, according to the most advanced methodologies from international agencies.
- Marketing applied to cultural resources
- Culture related disaster management
- Insurance management
- Crisis and Risk Management applied to cultural resources

Upon completion of the educational activity, students will be able to choose to carry out an internship, equal to 300 hours.
The internship, for which no CFU are recognized, is therefore optional.
The optional internship hours are to be considered additional to the 1.500 of the academic program equal to 60 CFU.

Download the study plan in pdf format.

 

Seminars and Special Lectures

During the on-campus phase of the Master, besides lectures and other activities, there is a series of seminars, open to the Master's participants and to public, held by experts in the fields of cultural property protection, and organized in parnership with the Italian National Commission for UNESCO.

Click on the menu below to discover the seminars and special lectures held during the Master

SECOND EDITION (2019/2020)

OPENING CEREMONY
Keynote speech by Antonia Pasqua Recchia - Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBACT)
4th February - Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies

THE HUMAN DIMENSION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE: Intersections Between Cultural Property and Human Rights
Francesco Francioni - European European University Institute
7th February - Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies

INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS
Manlio Frigo - University of Milan
14th February - Rettorato, University of Turin

MANAGING HERITAGE IN AFRICA: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Webber Ndoro - Director General of ICCROM
21st February - Sant’Uberto Chapel, Royal Palace of Venaria Reale

UNESCO’S FLAGSHIP INITIATIVE: “REVIVE THE SPIRIT OF MOSUL”
Lodovico Folin-Calabi - Head of the “Revive the Spirit of Mosul“ project
13th March - Webinar

HERITAGE AND DISASTER RESILIENCE: POLICIES AND OPERATIONS IN THE CITY OF GENOVA
Stefania Manca and Corrado Ragucci - Municipality of Genoa
9th April - Webinar

HERITAGE AT RISK: EUROPEAN POLICIES FOR MANAGING RISKS IN HERITAGE SITES
Erminia Sciacchitano - MiBACT
22nd April - Webinar

THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WORLD MONUMENTS FUND IN CRISIS CONTEXTS
Alessandra Peruzzetto and Javier Ors Ausìn - World Monuments Fund
22nd April - Webinar

PRESERVING AND PREVENTING FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND LANDSCAPE IN PIEDMONT REGION
Dr. Erika Mayneri - Piedmont Region
Lisa Accurti - Superintendence for Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for Turin Metropolitan District
23rd April - Webinar

THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS: PROTECTING HERITAGE IN EMERGENCIES
Sophie Delepierre - ICOM
24th April - Webinar

EXPERIENCE ON SECURITY SYSTEM FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE
Carlo Hruby - Enzo Hruby Foundation
7th May - Webinar

MANAGING CULTURAL PROJECTS IN CRISIS CONTEXTS (WORKSHOP)
Alessio Re and Paola Borrione
Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture
30th March - 3rd April

HERITAGE, PEOPLE, DEVELOPMENT (WORKSHOP)
Stefania Abakerli - World Bank
15th - 17th April

HERITAGE CRIMES AND EMERGENCIES (WORKSHOP)
Edouard Planche - UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe
Ten.Col. Silvio Mele - the Carabinieri Command for the Pro- tection of Cultural Heritage (TPC)
Corrado Catesi - INTERPOL
4th - 8th May
This week was realized also with the kind contributions of the Journal of Cultural Heritage Crime, the Enzo Hruby Foundation and CHIEF Onlus

FIRST EDITION (2018/2019)

OPENING CEREMONY
Keynote speech by Francesco Francioni - European University Institute
5th February - Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies

THE REBIRTH OF HERITAGE AFTER WARS AND DEVASTATIONS
Francesco Bandarin - Special Advisor to the Director-General of ICCROM
15th February - Royal Museums of Turin MRT

FIRST AID ON CULTURAL HERITAGE IN TIME OF CRISIS
Maria Teresa Jaquinta - ICCROM
15th March - Palazzo Chiablese (Superintendence for Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the Metropolitan City of Turin)

THE CARABINIERI COMMAND FOR CULTURAL HERITATE PROTECTION
Fabrizio Parrulli - Brigadier-General, Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, Rome
18th March - Castle of Moncalieri

INVESTING IN CULTURAL HERITAGE TO ENHANCE PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL RESILIENCE
Stefania Abakerli - World Bank
5th April - Mastio della Cittadella

THE ITALIAN ARMY EXPERIENCE IN KOSOVO
Salvatore Cuoci - Major-General, Italian Army
10th April - Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies

FIGHT AGAINST ILLICIT TRAFFIC
Edouard Planche - UNESCO Regional Advisor
12th April - Centre for Conservation and Restoration “La Venaria Reale”

CLOSING CEREMONY
Keynote Speech by H.E. Amb. Maurizio E. Serra
30th May - Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies

 

Study visits

The course program includes a series of study visits to museums, institutions and organizations that collaborate with the Master.

The participants of the first edition visited some of the most important museums and institutions at the local level, including: the Royal Museums of Turin, Palazzo Madama, the Museo Egizio of Turin, the Italian Center for Photography - CAMERA, the Royal Residence of Venaria, the Centre for Conservation and Restoration "La Venaria Reale", the National Historical Museum of Artillery, Palazzo Chiablese and the Castle of Moncalieri.

The visit programme includes a study trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris, the cost of which is borne by the participants. Depending on the availability of funds, part of the cost may be covered by the organisation.
For those who are unable to attend for financial reasons, the corresponding alternative teaching hours will be covered by study materials and individual exercises.

The program of activities might be subject to changes. Other special lectures and seminars might be organized during the course.

 

  • Seminar with Francesco Bandarin (Advisor for Director-General at ICCROM) - 15th February at Royal Museums MRT

    Seminar with Francesco Bandarin (Advisor for Director-General at ICCROM) - 15th February at Royal Museums MRT

  • Seminar with Gen. B. Fabrizio Parrulli (Carabinieri Command TPC) - 18th March at Castle of Moncalieri

    Seminar with Gen. B. Fabrizio Parrulli (Carabinieri Command TPC) - 18th March at Castle of Moncalieri

  • Seminar with Stefania Abakerli (World Bank) - 5th April at Mastio della Cittadella

    Seminar with Stefania Abakerli (World Bank) - 5th April at Mastio della Cittadella

  • SEMINAR WITH MAJOR GENERAL SALVATORE CUOCI - 1OTH APRIL

    SEMINAR WITH MAJOR GENERAL SALVATORE CUOCI - 1OTH APRIL

  • SEMINAR WITH EDOUARD PLANCE (UNESCO REGIONAL ADVISOR) - 12TH APRIL AT CENTRE FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION

    SEMINAR WITH EDOUARD PLANCE (UNESCO REGIONAL ADVISOR) - 12TH APRIL AT CENTRE FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION "LA VENARIA REALE"

  • CLOSING CEREMONY WITH KEYNOTE SPEECH BY H.E. AMBASSADOR MAURIZIO E. SERRA - 30TH MAY

    CLOSING CEREMONY WITH KEYNOTE SPEECH BY H.E. AMBASSADOR MAURIZIO E. SERRA - 30TH MAY

  • Study visit at Palazzo Madama

    Study visit at Palazzo Madama

  • Workshop for cultural professionals on the implementation of the art. 30 of the Second Hague Protocol of 1999 and on the role of the International Blue Shield, at the

    Workshop for cultural professionals on the implementation of the art. 30 of the Second Hague Protocol of 1999 and on the role of the International Blue Shield, at the "Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino" - 10TH MAY

  • STUDY VISIT AT NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF ARTILLERY

    STUDY VISIT AT NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF ARTILLERY

  • STUDY VISIT OF MUSEO EGIZIO OF TURIN

    STUDY VISIT OF MUSEO EGIZIO OF TURIN

  • STUDY VISIT AT Mastio Della Cittadella

    STUDY VISIT AT Mastio Della Cittadella

  • STUDY VISIT AT CAMERA - ITALIAN CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

    STUDY VISIT AT CAMERA - ITALIAN CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

  • STUDY VISIT AT CENTRE FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATIO

    STUDY VISIT AT CENTRE FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATIO "LA VENARIA REALE"

  • STUDY VISIT AT CARABINIERI COMMAND FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

    STUDY VISIT AT CARABINIERI COMMAND FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

 

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  • Telefono : +39 011 670.86.15 - culturalpro@corep.it
  • www.corep.it

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