Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course

Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course

Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course 1000 750 Barbara Del Mercato

The UNESCO Chair “Water, Heritage and Sustainable Development” based at the Centre for the Humanities and Social Change organises a number of training courses (in cooperation with the Global Network of Water Museums) addressed to the staff of water museums, scholars, students and professionals in the fields of water.

The 1st online training course will be held in form of webinar series and will focus on different tools, strategies and good practices aimed at promoting water heritage beyond museums.

Speakers coming from Bangladesh, Croatia, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Spain, UK, Uruguay will give lectures on traditional waterscapes, participatory approaches, heritage promotion, responsible tourism, leisure education and other key topics in water heritage management.

REGISTRATION:
In order to register, please write an email with a CV and a brief motivation letter to Sara Luchetta (sara.luchetta@unive.it). Registration and payment are due by the 30th of September 2021.

COURSE OUTLINE

THEMATIC CLUSTER #1
Inland hydrographies and riverscapes
Digital itineraries
Ancestral hydrotechnologies 
Local communities and water
Water memories and intangible heritage
Urban waterscapes digital exploration
Arts for waterscapes

THEMATIC CLUSTER #2
Participatory practices and engagement
Traditional water management
Visual anthropology for community involvement
Participatory photography and bottom-up approaches
Oral history for community involvement

THEMATIC CLUSTER #3
Education for water culture
Community museums and water heritage
Waterways as vectors of ecomuseums
Sustainable tourism, sustainable mobilities
Ecotourism
Spatial anthropology and the water cities

PLATFORM: Zoom – Links will be provided to all the attendees.

LANGUAGE: English

WHEN:  The online course includes 12 webinars and will start on Friday the 22nd of October 2021, running every Friday until the 21st of January 2022.

Every webinar starts at 13.00 CET and ends at 15.00 CET.

FEES:
Regular fee: € 250
Low Income Countries: € 50
Ca’ Foscari University community (students, PhD candidates, researchers, professors, administrative staff): € 100
WAMU-NET members: One person from each water museum/member of WAMU-NET can participate for free. Each 2nd, 3rd, 4th (and so on) person can participate with a 50% discount on the regular fee (€ 125 regular; € 25  LICs). 

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE:
A certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the training course by the UNESCO Chair. In order to receive the certificate, participants must attend at least 9 webinars out of 12 (about 80% attendance).