Scheda insegnamento

  • Docente Daniele Donati

  • Crediti formativi 6

  • SSD IUS/10

  • Modalità didattica Convenzionale - Lezioni in presenza

  • Lingua di insegnamento Inglese

Anno Accademico 2019/2020

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

Student is expected to get the fundamental notions in the legislative evolution and current setting of cultural heritage and cultural activities. In particular, the student is expected to understand: - the principles - the legislative power - ministerial action and the various subjects - cultural activities - artefacts - resources.


PART 1 Cultural Heritage and its protection an the international perspective

Cultural Heritage: concept and classifications
A possible definition of Cultural Heritage
Material, Immaterial and Digital Heritage
Public powers and Cultural Heritage: from protection to promotion

UNESCO and the international policies for Cultural Heritage protection:
UNESCO: origins and governing bodies
The General Conference
The Executive Board and the Secretariat
The National Commissions

UNESCO legal sources
The UNESCO Constitution
The Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural Heritage
The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
UNESCO soft law
The World Heritage List
Regulations and sanctions

Law and Digital technologies
The legal approach to New Technologies
From separation to technological convergence
Digital standards and technologies
The difficult legal framework of the Net
UN and EU approaches to information society

The “digital” rights
The right of access the Net and informations
The possible definitions of the digital divide
Different legal approaches to contrast the divide
Theories for a possible regulations inside the Net
Traditional rights and the digital environment
New digital rights

Legal system and digital market challenges
The Big Data problem
The prospects of net neutrality
Rules and algorithms

Theory, problems and praxis for a digitalization of cultural heritage
Digitalizing as creating a new Heritage
UNESCO Charter for the Preservation of the Digital Heritage
EU programs and regulations on Digital Heritage and Creative enterprise,

This part will also be analyzed through meetings with experts and professionals from libraries, museums and different cultural institutions


Part 1
UNESCO CONSTITUTION (available at http://www.unesco.org/education/pdf/UNESCO_E.PDF )
Convention concerning the Protection of the world cultural and natural heritage (available at https://whc.unesco.org/archive/convention-en.pdf )
Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (available https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52005PC0678&from=IT )
Governing bodies (available at https://en.unesco.org/about-us/unescos-governing-bodies )
The UNESCO Regime for the Protection of World Haritage, D Zacharias - ‎2010
Battini, Stefano, The Procedural Side of Legal Globalization: The Case of the World Heritage Convention (April 17, 2015). Jean Monnet Working Paper 18/10
Cultural law : international, comparative, and indigenous, Nafziger, James A.R
The UNESCO Regime for the Protection of World Haritage, D Zacharias - ‎2010
Further readings and bibliography will be given during the lessons.

Part 2
E-Government and E-Governance: Definitions/Domain Framework and Status around the World (available at http://csi-sigegov.orgwww.csi-sigegov.org/1/1_369.pdf)
E-Government in Digital Era:
Concept, Practice, and Development (available athttps://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/32415104/EG_in_digital_era.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAIWOWYYGZ2Y53UL3A&Expires=1530277592&Signature=B9e7Wd0Iq2cOl3O5fezqq8g%2FoDQ%3D&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DE-Government_in_Digital_Era_Concept_Prac.pdf)
E‐government and the transformation of public administrations in EU countries: Beyond NPM or just a second wave of reforms?(available athttps://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/14684520510628918)
Digital Democracy: Discourse and Decision Making in the Information Age (available at https://books.google.it/books? hl=it&lr=&id=Bq7uk1xgqUEC&oi= fnd&pg=PR9&dq=e-democracy+e- government+textbooks&ots=b- OmmcWVWu&sig= voYaeyfAZ31Ajcpi1GzjGfKI8zg [https://books.google.it/books?hl=it&lr=&id=Bq7uk1xgqUEC&oi=fnd&pg=PR9&dq=e-democracy+e-government+textbooks&ots=b-OmmcWVWu&sig=voYaeyfAZ31Ajcpi1GzjGfKI8zg])

Further materials, essays and textbooks are still to be defined

Metodi didattici

The course will be based on taught classes. A seminar will be dedicated to the methods and tools of the legal research and the attendance will be compulsory for the students that are willing to defend their thesis on this subject.

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

The final assessment consists in a discussion on the topics of the course, with special attention to those analyzed in class.
These discussions will have place the second day of each assessment session.
Dates of these sessions will be regularly published on almaesami.unibo.it

On the distibution list you'll find the essays among which you have to CHOOSE ONE to discuss at the final assesment, along with the class materials in pdf I sent you.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Further course materials will be available on the distribution list.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Daniele Donati