SOC419 SOCIOLOGY OF THE MUSEUM AND MUSEOLOGY
|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):||3(3-0)|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
|Level of Study:||Undergraduate|
|Course Coordinator:||Prof.Dr. AYŞEGÜL AYDINGÜN|
|Offered Semester:||Fall Semesters.|
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Course ContentThis course aims to acquaint students with the history, evolution, functions, transformation and types of museums from a sociological perspective. To this end, it will consider their political dimension and place a special focus on social history museums. Also, it intends to analyze museums as sites for cultural and ethnic identity revival, history and memory reconstruction, nation and state building. In addition, the organization and management of museums and their utilization as educational and research institutions will be studied. The trends that hint at the future of the museums will be studied as well.
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