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Archaeology in Modernity, Two World Heritage Sites in Scandinavia as Cultural Identity?

Sanchez Hernandez, Alejandro LU (2017) ARKM21 20171
Archaeology
Abstract
The designation of World Heritage Site overcomes a serious of events in the life of each location. The social life of the sites that are designated brings a discussion about the characters that are responsible for the maintenance and preservation of the physical and ontological characteristics of the data and knowledge originated in it. Archaeology today involves certain characteristics that overcome the scientific research of the materiality and stratigraphy of the soil. It is the political, cultural identity and social paradigms that erupt as new fields of research. In the case of World Heritage Sites, Sweden and Denmark has shown a correlation of work, social involvement and a considerate amount of management and constant supervision... (More)
The designation of World Heritage Site overcomes a serious of events in the life of each location. The social life of the sites that are designated brings a discussion about the characters that are responsible for the maintenance and preservation of the physical and ontological characteristics of the data and knowledge originated in it. Archaeology today involves certain characteristics that overcome the scientific research of the materiality and stratigraphy of the soil. It is the political, cultural identity and social paradigms that erupt as new fields of research. In the case of World Heritage Sites, Sweden and Denmark has shown a correlation of work, social involvement and a considerate amount of management and constant supervision over the development of these sites. Birka and Jelling are two archaeological complexes that represent the peak of the research in each country, and both are designated as representatives of the Viking Age culture. It is here where the intersection of this investigation begins, to understand the implications of modernity in archaeological research and the process of incorporating the public to engage with cultural heritage. To overcome the obstacles in this investigation, the record from UNESCO and set of publications concerning this topic are depicted and discussed to create a broad sense of the appropriate type of investigation and sense, archaeologists should incorporate in their research. Thinking about incorporating the public into the work or archaeology in the field and overcome a relationship of economic benefits and the marketing of World Heritage Sites, as part of the global and fluctuating environment of societies today in an expanding construction of human identity and the use of heritage categorize as being from everyone and for everyone. (Less)
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author
Sanchez Hernandez, Alejandro LU
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ARKM21 20171
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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World Heritage Site, UNESCO, Social archaeology, Public archaeology, Modernity, Cultural identity, Scandinavia and Viking Age.
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English
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8918756
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2017-09-04 13:36:21
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  abstract     = {The designation of World Heritage Site overcomes a serious of events in the life of each location. The social life of the sites that are designated brings a discussion about the characters that are responsible for the maintenance and preservation of the physical and ontological characteristics of the data and knowledge originated in it. Archaeology today involves certain characteristics that overcome the scientific research of the materiality and stratigraphy of the soil. It is the political, cultural identity and social paradigms that erupt as new fields of research. In the case of World Heritage Sites, Sweden and Denmark has shown a correlation of work, social involvement and a considerate amount of management and constant supervision over the development of these sites. Birka and Jelling are two archaeological complexes that represent the peak of the research in each country, and both are designated as representatives of the Viking Age culture. It is here where the intersection of this investigation begins, to understand the implications of modernity in archaeological research and the process of incorporating the public to engage with cultural heritage. To overcome the obstacles in this investigation, the record from UNESCO and set of publications concerning this topic are depicted and discussed to create a broad sense of the appropriate type of investigation and sense, archaeologists should incorporate in their research. Thinking about incorporating the public into the work or archaeology in the field and overcome a relationship of economic benefits and the marketing of World Heritage Sites, as part of the global and fluctuating environment of societies today in an expanding construction of human identity and the use of heritage categorize as being from everyone and for everyone.},
  author       = {Sanchez Hernandez, Alejandro},
  keyword      = {World Heritage Site,UNESCO,Social archaeology,Public archaeology,Modernity,Cultural identity,Scandinavia and Viking Age.},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Archaeology in Modernity, Two World Heritage Sites in Scandinavia as Cultural Identity?},
  year         = {2017},
}