Panel 9 The Importance of Irrigation Systems in the Rural Landscape

Liu, Yisi, Yang, Xueqing, Feng, Jian, Tandon, Amit, Priya Thatikonda, Nandini and Anand Fernandes Ar, Noah (2019) Panel 9 The Importance of Irrigation Systems in the Rural Landscape. In: ICOMOS 2019 Advisory Committee Scientific Symposium - Rural Heritage - Landscapes and Beyond, 17 October 2019, Marrakesh, Morocco. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Abstract (in English)

Water has become a vital element in studying heritages, since researchers has realized that heritages are not only about sites per se, but also include multiple elements that reflect human social and cultural development along historical evolution, and water is one of the most important sector to study. To study authenticity of water, it is necessary to take interactions between human and water into consideration, and notice different interactions would result in different discussion on further water management and preservation, for water systems have been changed and reformed by human to adapt to environment and sustain future generations. In this case, the author would like to discuss further water management and preservation based on different interactions between human, water and sites. The examples of heritages along Silk Roads would be provided to illustrate the author's point that further practical approaches on water management and preservation should base on the relationship among human, water and sites.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Liu, Yisi
Yang, Xueqing
Feng, Jian
Tandon, Amit
Priya Thatikonda, Nandini
Anand Fernandes Ar, Noah
Languages: English
Keywords: Cultural Landscapes; Rural Heritage; Rural landscapes; water; water management; irrigation systems; values; authenticity; archaeological sites; urban archaeological sites; China
Subjects: Q. LANDSCAPES > 06. Agricultural Landscapes
Q. LANDSCAPES > 05. Landscape Structures/Features
Q. LANDSCAPES > 12. Urban landscapes
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Silk Roads
National Committee: ICOMOS International
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2019 Advisory Committee Scientific Symposium
Depositing User: ICOMOS DocCentre
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2019 17:17
Last Modified: 22 May 2023 16:05
References: 1. Silk Roads Inscription Document

2. State of Conservation Report,

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