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The industrial heritage and technical monuments

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Course Unit Code711-0211/04
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
STO0087Mgr. Bc. Mariana Stonišová, Ph.D.
Summary
The (newly designed) subject deals with the relationship to the industrial heritage and technical monuments, which testify about historical development of interdisciplinary human activities thereby document development of technology, science and production in human history. Their cultural value is so high that it is in the society's interest to preserve them permanently.

Students will visit technical monuments and industrial objects. The lessons will also take place in the field.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Learning outcomes of the course is to acquaint students with the industrial heritage and technical monuments, which show the historical development of various fields of human activity, thus demonstrating the development of technology, science and production in the history of the society.

Students will acquire basic knowledge of technical monuments in a historical context and will be able to look into this issue in context.
Course Contents
1. Introduction to the course, literature
2. Transport
3. Wartime technical monuments and museums. Technical monuments and museums in military and armament industry.
4. Technical monuments and museums in mining (coal mining, ore mining)
5. Technical monuments and museums in the food industry
6. Industrial revolution
7. Modern technology – a visit to a Science and Technology centre in Dolní oblast Vítkovice
8. The other technical monuments and museums.
9. Role of technical societes and technical intelligence in the development of social and cultural centers
10. Technology in art and culture
11. Technical monuments and museums abroad
12. Excursion I. – a visit to a selected technical monument/museum
13. Excursion II. – a visit to a selected technical monument/museum
14. Closing session, evaluation of students’ projects
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
MATĚJ, Miloš, Irena KORBELÁŘOVÁ a Ludvík TEJZR. The cultural heritage of the Vítkovice ironworks. Přeložil Chris HOPKINSON. Ostrava: Národní památkový ústav, územní odborné pracoviště v Ostravě, 2015. ISBN 978-80-85034-86-8.
HLUŠIČKOVÁ, Hana, ed. Technické památky v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. I.-IV. díl. Praha 2001-2004.
HOZÁK, Jan. Příběh Národního technického muzea. Praha: Národní technické muzeum, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7037-173-2.
MATĚJ, Miloš, Jaroslav KLÁT a Irena KORBELÁŘOVÁ. Kulturní památky ostravsko-karvinského revíru. V Ostravě: Národní památkový ústav, územní odborné pracoviště, 2009. ISBN 978-80-85034-52-3.
SKŘEBSKÁ, Renata, Miloš MATĚJ a Irena KORBELÁŘOVÁ. Leopold & Paul Kupelwieser: umění, průmysl, architektura. Ilustroval Leopold KUPELWIESER. Ostrava: Galerie výtvarného umění v Ostravě, p.o. ve spolupráci s Národním památkovým ústavem, Olomouckým arcibiskupstvím, Archivem Vítkovice, 2016. ISBN 978-80-87405-35-2.
HMS Belfast Guidebook. United Kingdom: Imperial War Museum, 2014, 64 s. ISBN 978-1-904897-79-8.
Recommended Reading:
BOROVCOVÁ, Alena. The cultural heritage of the Kaiser Ferdinands-Nordbahn. Přeložil Chris HOPKINSON. Ostrava: Národní památkový ústav, územní odborné pracoviště v Ostravě, 2013. ISBN 978-80-85034-72-1.
PLCH, Milan a Roman PLCH. Kam za vojenskými památkami. Brno: CPress, 2014. ISBN 978-80-264-0433-0.
ŠÍROVÁ-MOTYČKOVÁ, Kamila a Jiří ŠÍR. Technické památky České republiky: mosty, železnice, přehrady, elektrárny, mlýny, opevnění, sklárny, doly a další. Olomouc: Agentura Rubico, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7346-141-6.
VÁCHAL, Josef: Malíř na frontě: Soča a Italie 1917 - 18. 259 s. Praha - Litomyšl: Paseka 1996. ISBN 80-7185-060-8.
SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, Hugh. Enigma: bitva o kód. 1. vyd. Brno: B4U, 2012. 327 s., [16] s. obr. příl. ISBN 978-80-87222-09-6.
REIER, S.: The Bridges of New York. New York 2000.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Tutorials, Other activities
Assesment methods and criteria
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CreditCredit85 85