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 TransitionUniversity of Zurich
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ASIAN ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES: LANDSCAPES IN TRANSITION
The course material is excellent, rich and intellectually stimulating. The videos and lectures are clear.
This course also provides learners with additional resources of great quality.
Very well created and presented course. Gives overview on a broad topic. learnt a lot.
would like to know more. specifically on the south asian region.
The course obviously served as a great learning experience on topics that are not spoken about a lot in today's era.
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