In this course, featuring many researchers from the University of Zurich and international institutions, we will introduce you to some of the most vibrant cultural trends addressing landscape appreciation, degradation, protection, and rehabilitation that currently circulate in the Asian hemisphere. You will learn about concepts of landscape in Asian religions, philosophy, social sciences, history and the arts and their reverberation in selected environmental projects in China, India and Japan. Furthermore, we will discuss how they are critically reflected upon in the context of the environmental humanities, and observe how an interdisciplinary approach towards regional ecosystems past and present reaches out beyond pragmatic technological solutions to mitigate environmental damage. Following us on our different paths and trajectories through the five modules of the course, you will encounter many of the reasons why environmental humanities study projects which strive to change people’s prevalent attitudes, values and behavioural patterns in order to redeem the rapidly globalizing crisis, and how they go about it.
Asian Environmental Humanities: Landscapes in TransitionUniversität von Zürich
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Top-Bewertungen von ASIAN ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES: LANDSCAPES IN TRANSITION
Presentation clearly reveals the issues of environmentalism in Asian countries.
A very informative course with lots of varied dimensions to study and research.
A very nice revival about the historical culture and heritage of the world in aspects of Environmental sustainability 👍
A rare course with abundant reference material as recommendations, got to learn so much about fellow Asian cultures and the fight to sustain environmental landscapes and natural resources...
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