Program Details

"• Work alongside archaeologists at an excavation site or curators, conservators, or archivists at a museum in Athens. • Learn about the topography of Athens and the interaction of past and present through a critical assessment of heritage preservation
Location:
Athens, Greece
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Cultural Heritage and Preservation (CHAPS) program is a Rutgers-run program hosted and led by the Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies in Athens. Targeted for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, you will take a 3-credit course in Topics in Cultural Heritage Preservation and participate in a 3-credit internship or independent project.

"• Work alongside archaeologists at an excavation site or curators, conservators, or archivists at a museum in Athens. • Learn about the topography of Athens and the interaction of past and present through a critical assessment of heritage preservation in one of the richest cultural centers in the world. • Examine the cultural and political forces that shape modern heritage preservation theory and practice. • Attend on-site lectures to become familiar with heritage preservation theory and practice on an international level. "

6 credits for six weeks
Setting Description:
Greece is thoroughly modern and dynamic, offering a unique juxtaposition of ancient remains and emerging economic strength in the heart of the Mediterranean.

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