Summer School 2021 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, 2021 – Indonesia

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

The 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

LOCATION

The school will start off in Jakarta, then proceed to Cirebon, Pekalongan, Solo and Yogya. The different locations will create an ideal environment for learning, exchanging ideas and experiencing cultural Indonesian heritage.


INSTRUCTORS

Lorenzo CantoniProf. Lorenzo Cantoni – Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland)
Adine Gavazzi – UNESCO Chair of the University of Genoa (Italy)
Photo by Heinz Plenge
Dr. Anang Sutono – Ministry of Tourism (Indonesia)
Agum Gumelar – Indonesian Presidential Advisory
Council (Indonesia)  
Pangeran Raja Adipati (PRA) Arief Natadiningrat – The King of Cirebon Sultanate (Indonesia)
Ade Kadarisman – UNPAD SDGs Center,
Researcher in the field of UNESCO Geopark Ciletuh
Iwan Sumantri – Expert of Indonesian Digital Infrastructure
and Cyber Security Defense (Indonesia)
Dr. Myrza Rahmanita – Researcher in Ecotourism, Trisakti School of Tourism (Indonesia)
Puspita Ayu Permatasari – ICT for Intangible Cultural Heritage, Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland)
Sisca Soewitomo – Indonesian Culinary Heritage Expert/ Trisakti School of Tourism (Indonesia)
H. Edi Baredi – Local Batik Shop Cirebon (Indonesia)

Further instructors will be announced.


VISITS TO …

Bogor Botanical Garden
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Cep Budhi Darma
Textile Heritage Museum Jakarta
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah – Cultural Park of
Indonesia (TMII)
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Gunawan Kartapranata
Jakarta Old Town – Kota Tua / Jakarta Old Town Piazza
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
Solo Heritage City
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Selfiadaimatu
Batik Danar Hadi Museum
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ WL10 Fanny
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 Royal Palace
Photo Credit: Wikipedia.org/ User:China_Crisis
Prambanan Temple (UNESCO WHS)
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas
Ramayana Ballet Performance at Prambanan Temple
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Maria Ismawi

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

FeeFee for Indonesian participants
Early bird
(until 31.03.2020)
USD $1.100IDR 8,000,000
Standard
(from 01.04.2020)
USD $1.200 IDR 10,000,000

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

** Ancient History Encyclopedia offers a scholarship to participate. Please find the call here.


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