COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 391
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Problem Solving
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to examine the scope of intangible cultural heritage within the scope of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and to reveal the measures to be taken for the protection of this heritage and the obligations of the states.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Analyze the protection of the intangible cultural heritage.
  • Explain the threats that will lead to the degradation, destruction or destruction of intangible cultural heritage.
  • Define the concept of intangible cultural heritage.
  • List the intangible cultural heritage in Turkey and in the world.
  • Discuss the obligations of states on the protection of intangible cultural heritage.
Course Description In this course, the issue of the protection of intangible cultural heritage, including the nature and scope of intangible cultural property, measures to protect heritage, state obligations, cooperation on heritage protection, will be examined within the framework of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 General information about international treaties Hugh Thirlway, The Sources of International Law, p. 31-37.
2 Conclusion and entry into force of treaties Hugh Thirlway, The Sources of International Law, p. 37-44.
3 The concept and development of intangible cultural heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage; UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p.1.
4 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage; UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p.2.
5 Purposes of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art.1
6 Relationship to other international instruments Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art.3.
7 Measures to protect intangible cultural heritage at the international level Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage , art.11; UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p.3, 4.
8 Midterm Exam
9 States' obligations to protect intangible cultural heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art. 12-14. UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p. 5.
10 Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art.5-9; UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p.6.
11 Intangible Cultural Heritage List Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art. 16-18; UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p.7.
12 International cooperation and assistance for the protection of intangible cultural heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art. 19-24. UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p.8.
13 Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art. 25-27.
14 Reports of the State Party Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, art. 29; UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, p. 9, 10.
15 Review of Semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Hugh Thirlway, The Sources of International Law, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Pres, Oxford, 2019, ISBN: 978-0198841821.

Somut Olmayan Kültürel Mirasın Korunması Sözleşmesi   https://ich.unesco.org/en/convention.

UNESCO Implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH, https://ich.unesco.org/doc/src/01853-EN.pdf

Suggested Readings/Materials

Dünya Kültürel ve Doğal Mirasın Korunmasına Dair Sözleşme, https://www.unesco.org.tr/Pages/158/177/S%C3%B6zle%C5%9Fmeler

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
12
1
12
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
40
Final Exams
    Total
130

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest