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课程概述

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. Having acquainted yourself with the stories Asia’s landscapes – and landscape representations – tell about actual and possible human-nature relationships, you can compare and evaluate their potential to bring about the desired change and define your own range of actions as an informed stakeholder for creating a sustainable future. What is arguably no less intriguing: you will learn how to appreciate a broad range of eco-aesthetic forms that re-enchant our lives by creatively interacting with the more-than-human world. You can follow the five modules of the course consecutively or just study the modules that interest you the most. If you want to earn a certificate, you need to complete all of the modules including the quizzes at the end of each module. THESE ARE THE TOPICS OF THE 5 MODULES OF THIS COURSE: Module 1: Concepts of landscape past and present and their cosmological underpinnings. Module 2: Entangled landscapes comprising cultural flows of concepts and forms, contemporary gardens on the move, nostalgic elegies of demolished sites and rural reconstruction projects. Module 3: Discussion of two religious communities in India (the Parsi-Zoroastrians and the Auroville community) and their relationship with the environment. Module 4: Environmental debates tackling religious concepts and social practices and the problem of waste disposal in India. Module 5: Environmental movements and the impact of Fukushima on attitudes towards nuclear energy in Japan, creative activism including arts projects and documentaries to protest against pollution and landscape degradation and raise environmental awareness in the Sinosphere, and emergent concepts for sustainable community life on the planet....

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MN

Nov 8, 2020

A rare course with abundant reference material as recommendations, got to learn so much about fellow Asian cultures and the fight to sustain environmental landscapes and natural resources...

NK

Oct 24, 2019

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.

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创建者 BÁRBARA R R

Dec 12, 2020

Thank you very much for this beautifully entangled set of stories about landscape. It has been a great opportunity to experience, once again, how much we are still learning about the spaceship earth we live on, and our relationship with it. (I think I'll be chewing on your recommended readings and videos for a while.) Kind regards from Santiago de Chile.

创建者 Mario d L

May 11, 2022

Concepts such as Environmental Awareness and Material Ecology are a breath of hope and joy for Humanity! Very pertinent course and multidisciplinary discipline for contemporary and future genarations. Enjoy!

创建者 MD. S A T

Jul 2, 2020

would like to know more. specifically on the south asian region.

创建者 MANDALEMULA A S P

May 2, 2021

Very good course to get a better knowledge

创建者 Walter F

Jan 14, 2022

Very attractive topics

创建者 Winston A W

Nov 17, 2020

Excellent, thank you.

创建者 Rafi A

Jun 25, 2020

I loved this course!

创建者 PRAVATI P

Jun 30, 2022

very helpful

创建者 mansi g

Oct 2, 2018

easy

创建者 liyanni92

Dec 11, 2018

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创建者 Chi K

May 25, 2021

Good to acknowledge different perspective of Asia as a Asian, this course include my home country and the things I was interested which was unexpected but happy to have.

创建者 DEEPTHIKA .

Mar 14, 2021

A very nice revival about the historical culture and heritage of the world in aspects of Environmental sustainability 👍

创建者 Kam L

Jan 30, 2021

Presentation clearly reveals the issues of environmentalism in Asian countries.

创建者 Alexandre M d S

Nov 24, 2020

The course added to my training a different view of urban landscapes.

创建者 Sk E A

Jun 1, 2021

I don't want to complete this course please unenroll me from this course