"Cultural Heritage: From classic ruins to living landscape"

Location: Tarragona, Spain
Dates: TBD
Credit Hours: 3 credits
UB Study Abroad

Led by Dr. Jaume Franquesa in the Department of Anthropology, the program aims to explore the multidimensional character of cultural heritage, combining experiential and academic engagement with the historical, archaeological and cultural heritage of Tarragona, Spain and its surrounding region.

Students will get first-hand knowledge of several forms of cultural heritage:

  • Roman and Medieval built environment of Tarragona and its immediate hinterland
  • Cultural, agrarian landscapes and vernacular architecture of the region
  • Multiple forms of heritage and urban pressures coexisting in Barcelona
  • Cultural value of its food and traditions
  • Archaeological and commemorative remains of the Spanish Civil War