Heritage and Community in Asia and Beyond

Conference/Symposium: Other Cal Archaeology | October 27 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

This two-day conference focuses on the relationship between heritage and community in the following ways: the impact of top-down heritage projects on the residents who live and work in and around the project sites; the sociopolitical process of creating heritage projects that involves different actors with competing values and unbalanced power positions; and using heritage project as a strategy of community building and social mobilization. Presentations at the conference include cases from different cities in Taiwan, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Egypt.

 Open to the public

 ccs-vs@berkeley.edu, 510-643-6322