US/SO/AH 320 - Rome as a Living Museum
An examination of the management of Roman cultural heritage from a multidisciplinary perspective. The course draws on art history, papal history, economic interests, and cultural aims in its approach to the transformation of the image and the perception of Rome. Topics include the preservation and exhibition of antiquities, some aspects of restoration, conservation, collecting and museums, legislation, artistic institutions and cultural heritage exploitation. Includes site visits within Rome.