Cultural Landscapes

NEW CYA Course

Landscape studies bring together nature and culture to form a holistic interpretation of local natural history. This course presents the landscape approach through interdisciplinary research and field work. It provides an introduction to landscape-based study and its applications, the main goal being to build an appreciation for landscape literacy.  The course objectives are: a) the understanding and use of basic notions and terms in landscape studies and the values of their use; b) Familiarization with the basic methods of landscape analysis, assessment and evaluation techniques; c) Getting to know the cultural landscapes of Greece with special emphasis on the history of their development; and d) having students develop a landscape analysis application during their research in Greece.

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