Posts tagged culture

selling our heritage

Feb. 5, 2014, 5:59 a.m. culture , heritage , tourism

Art into Heritage daya dissanayake Today Heritage is a potentially profitable, audience attracting business. Unfortunately, by trying to make heritage an economic asset, and trying to conserve and maintain the heritage site as a self-supporting venture, it could cause more harm. Commodification deme ...

marketing our heritage

Jan. 22, 2014, 1:08 a.m. culture , heritage , tourism

Art into Heritage daya dissanayake Today Heritage is a potentially profitable, audience attracting business. Unfortunately, by trying to make heritage an economic asset, and trying to conserve and maintain the heritage site as a self-supporting venture, it could cause more harm. Commodification deme ...

culture in my pocket

May 18, 2012, 1:19 a.m. culture , museum

Museums in my pocket daya dissanayake Google has partnered with the Israel Museum to digitize the Dead Sea Scrolls and make them available online. These scrolls, dating back to the time of the birth of Christianity, had to be locked up in the museum due to their fragility. Till now only a few schola ...

culture vs. nature

July 13, 2011, 8:32 a.m. culture , nature , pre history , raj somadeva

Culture is departure from nature. It has been the way throughout man’s history. Man, Homo sapiens would have lived with nature till he became Homo symbolicus and then Homo eastheticus.   Every step man took in the name of progress and advancement of his culture was a step further away from nature, y ...