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Dr Tod Jones

Senior Lecturer
Curtin University, Australia
Participates in 3 items
Dr Tod Jones, Department of Geography and Planning, School of Built Environment, Faculty of Humanities, Curtin University (
Tod Jones is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Geography. His publications include:
  • Jones, T. S. 2013. Culture, Power and Authoritarianism in the Indonesian State. Cultural Policy Across the Twentieth Century to the Reform Era. Netherlands: Brill.
  • Jones, Tod, Roy Jones, and Michael Hughes. 2016. "Heritage Designation and Scale: A World Heritage Case Study of the Ningaloo Coast." International Journal of Heritage Studies 22 (3): 242-260. doi: 10.1080/13527258.2015.1120226.
  • Jones, Tod, Jessica Booth, and Tim Acker. Forthcoming. "The Changing Business of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art: Markets, Audiences, Artists and the Large Art Fairs." Journal of Arts Management Law and Society.
  • Jones, T. S., and M. Talebian. 2014. “Perspectives and Prospects for Cultural Tourism in the Pasargadae Religion.” In World Heritage in Iran; Perspectives on Pasargadae, ed. Ali Mozaffari, 155-172. England: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Jones, T. S., and C. L. Birdsall Jones. 2014. “Meeting places: drivers of change in Australian Aboriginal cultural institutions.”International Journal of Cultural Policy 20 (3): 296-317.

Sessions in which Dr Tod Jones participates

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Monday 6 June, 2016

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9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Heritage Changes the Social Order
Heritage changes peopleActivist vs expertHeritage-makers

Sessions in which Dr Tod Jones attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 - 13:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Urban HeritageTourism

What does heritage change for tourism? | Le patrimoine, ça change quoi au tourisme? Ce débat veut interroger les relations entre le tourisme et le patrimoine et dépasser ainsi les idées reçues sur l'antagonisme entre le tourisme "corrupteur" et le patrimoine qui en serait la victime. Il s'agit donc de repenser le tourisme comme un réel acteur du patrimoine, de sa valorisation et de son appropriation, y compris par les populations locales. Cela présuppose, au p...

13:00 - 15:00 | 2 hours
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...