Summer School 2020 of the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites

IMAGINE

ICTs to promote sustainable heritage tourism in Indonesia

August 16-23, 2020 – Indonesia

The 7th edition of the USI UNESCO Chair Summer School is realized in collaboration with Trisakti School of Tourism, in Indonesia.

USI UNESCO Chair Summer School in Indonesia will discover tangible Indonesian UNESCO World Heritage Sites and intangible Cultural Heritage in five cities (Jakarta, Cirebon, Pekalongan, Solo, and Yogyakarta). The Summer School will provide learning experiences about Indonesian Batik textile heritage, local gastronomy, as well as cultural visits and seminars. A special focus will be placed on the issue of how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be applied to enhance the preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Indonesia and strengthen sustainable tourism, as well as connect locals and visitors. Seminars will be conducted in three Royal Palaces (Cirebon, Solo, and Yogyakarta) on Java Island. The Summer School also includes the two most prominent Indonesian UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the Borobudur and Prambanan Temple compounds.

Locations of the Summer School 2020

INSTRUCTORS

Lorenzo CantoniProf. Lorenzo Cantoni
Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland)
Dr. Myrza Rahmanita
Trisakti School of Tourism (Indonesia)

Further instructors will be announced.


VISITS TO …

Bogor Botanical Garden
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Cep Budhi Darma
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah – Cultural Park of
Indonesia
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Gunawan Kartapranata
Jakarta Old Town
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas
Jakarta Historical Museum
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas
Wayang Puppet Museum
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Masgatotkaca
Indonesian National Museum
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas
Cirebon Batik City
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Victory33
Cirebon Royal Palace
Photo Credit: Wikipedia/ Midori
TRUSMI Batik Workshop & Gallery
Photo Credit: Puspita Ayu Permatasari
Pekalongan Batik City (UNESCO Creative City)
Photo Credit: Puspita Ayu Permatasari
Pekalongan Batik Textile Museum
Photo Credit: Wikivoyage/ Gandrasta Bangko
Pesindon Batik Village in Pekalongan
Photo Credit: Puspita Ayu Permatasari
Solo Heritage City
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Selfiadaimatu
Solo Royal Palace
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ AdityaDarmasurya
Borobudur Temple (UNESCO WHS)
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ © CEphoto, Uwe Arana
Yogyakarta City
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Gunawan Kartapranata
Yogyakarta Cultural Museum
Prambanan Temple (UNESCO WHS)
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas

EXPERIENCE OF LOCAL INTANGIBLE HERITAGE …


WHY PARTICIPATE

  • Experience and learn about local Indonesian intangible and tangible heritage on site
  • Interact and network with local Indonesian tourism stakeholders, tourism & ICT academics and practitioners
  • Broaden your knowledge on ICTs and heritage tourism
  • Contribute to and work with the local tourism landscape

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Researchers

  • Advanced Master students
  • PhD students
  • Post Docs

Practitioners

  • ICT experts
  • Tourism professionals

HOW TO APPLY

  • Candidates should send their CV and a one-page motivation letter to unescochair@usi.ch until February 29, 2020.
  • Applicants will be notified of the acceptance status by March 9, 2020.

FEE

Early bird (until 31.03.2020)USD $1.100
Standard (from 01.04.2020) USD $1.200

* The fee covers domestic transportation (bus, domestic flight tickets and train), meals in 5 cities (Jakarta, Cirebon, Pekalongan, Solo, Jogja), as well as all products and services including accommodation (3-star hotels), restaurants, events, museum tickets etc.


SUMMER SCHOOL COMMITTEE

Lorenzo Cantoni PhD, Professor of Communication, Chair-holder of the UNESCO Chair in ICTs to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland)

Myrza Rahmanita PhD, Associate Professor at Trisakti School of Tourism (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Puspita Ayu Permatasari, PhD Candidate in Communication Sciences at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland)


ORGANIZERS

Trisakti School of Tourism (Jakarta/ Indonesia)

UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites of USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland)


PARTNERS