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The definition of heritage in heritage performance study

The definition of heritage in heritage performance study

Welcome to the sixth week of Culture and Tourism. In last week, we have learned interesting case of sustainable indigenous tourism and different sorts of aboriginal cultural activities. Traditionally, the visit experience to the museum and heritage site has been defined and understood as primarily a learning or educational experience. In this week, Professor Laurajane Smith will lead you to have a different understanding of heritage performances based on over 4,500 visitors’ interviews from different museums and heritage sites in Australia, England and the United States. Let’s start our exploration together.

In the first video of this week, you will know what heritage is and why people go to heritage sites.

Heritage can be a cultural tool used to remember and remake the history and the past. In your opinion, what meaning does visiting heritage sites have in people’s lives? Or what social and political meaning does it have?

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