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Unesco World Heritage Sites: Ways of Presenting & and Interpreting the Pas. As seen in: Kutná Hora, Hiroshima Villa Romana del Casale
Kovářová, Linda ; Klusáková, Luďa (advisor) ; Uherek, Zdeněk (referee) ; Sonkoly, Gábor (referee)
This thesis deals with a specific group of historical sites called World Heritage, which are registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It characterizes the basic elements of the UNESCO World Heritage idea as a cultural and social process, which engages in acts of remembering that work to create ways to understand, present and interpret the past within the present social frameworks. The thesis brings to the attention a range of viewpoints about the nature of heritage in general and the UNESCO World Heritage in specific that have emerged in the relatively new area of academic interdisciplinary heritage studies. For the purposes of exploring different aspects of the World Heritage phenomenon, following themes of heritage discourse have been developed: remembering and making public use of the past, the UNESCO approach and the ways of presenting and interpreting the past. In order to give a sense of what World Heritage looks like on the ground this thesis details some aspects of three different World Heritage sites. To study such matters in the physical world a strategy of undertaking case studies of three specific UNESCO sites and employing the methods of direct observation and a fieldwork were chosen. Closer examinations of the Czech medieval town of Kutná Hora, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park...
Newly inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe in connection with tourism
Vlčková, Veronika ; Heřmanová, Eva (advisor) ; Petrů, Zdenka (referee)
This bachelor´s thesis is focused on German and Russian UNESCO World Heritage Sites which have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2004 and it concentrates primarily on their connection with tourism. The connection with tourism is evaluated via various attendance statistics, a transportation accessibility, an entrance fee, a type of promotion, a quality and a quantity of accompanying programs and services provided by the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Afterwards there is a comparison between a touristic attractiveness of the German UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a touristic attractiveness of the Russian UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the thesis. A processing and an evaluation of discovered data, statistics and of a method of the comparison between Germany and Russia enable to determine at the end of the thesis which of the inscribed World Heritage Sites in Germany and in Russia since 2004 show the biggest connection with tourism and whether Germany or Russia meets more potentials for tourism development from the point of view of the newly inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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