UWATERLOO-NANJING CHINA FIELD COURSE 2016
"Field Studies in Chinese Heritage Villages & Mountain Landscapes"
Spring Term (April 16 to May 9, 2016)
Joint undergraduate and graduate field course (GEOG 430 A/B & GEOG 692)
Instructor: Dr. Su-Yin Tan (Department of Geography, firstname.lastname@example.org)
This three-week field course will visit some of the most beautiful natural and cultural landscapes in Eastern China. The course involves field studies in Chinese heritage villages and mountain landscapes with interdisciplinary research on geography, geomatics, and tourism studies. Beginning in the vibrant city of Nanjing, we will explore three UNESCO World Heritage sites of Mount Huangshan, Classical Gardens of Suzhou, and Hongcun Ancient Village, as well as Zhouzhuang the "oldest water town in China". In collaboration with Nanjing University, this field course will provide valuable insight into the environmental, economic, and social-cultural dimensions of such natural and cultural landscapes. The course is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Information Session (Nov. 10th) Powerpoint Presentation: DOWNLOAD FILE HERE
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Course Syllabus (tentative): DOWNLOAD FILE HERE