Posts Tagged ‘Mountains’
2002 was the United Nations International Year of Mountains and the International Year of Cultural Heritage. ‘Mountains of Meaning’ was the cultural heritage component of a bigger conference, Celebrating Mountains, that sought to explore the heritage, environment and tourism of Australia’s mountains..The conference was co-ordinated by the Australian Alps Programme in partnership with Australia ICOMOS and held from 24 to 27 November 2002 in Jindabyne, New South Wales.Continue Reading
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Ramsay, Juliet and Marilyn Truscott. 2005. Intangible values of Mountain landscapes: Methods and models. Historic Environment 18(2): pp. 2.
I’m here to talk about celebrating mountain heritage, its Facts and Fantasies – its Myths and Legends – its associations and meanings, or rather one legend in particular and its expression today. In doing so I shall touch briefly on such expressions elsewhere and possible tensions or conflicts that may arise in the management of such associations and meanings.Continue Reading