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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Prof. James Hutton at Delft University of Technology.


Embark on a comprehensive exploration of the ethical dimensions inherent in archaeology and the crucial task of preserving cultural heritage with our course, "Archaeological Ethics and Cultural Heritage Preservation." Throughout the program, participants will delve into foundational topics such as the legal frameworks governing archaeological practices, codes of conduct for researchers, and the significance of engaging local communities. Moving beyond the basics, the course delves into advanced subjects like repatriation, environmental impact assessment, and the integration of digital technologies in heritage conservation. A special emphasis is placed on cultivating a deep understanding of the ethical dilemmas faced in archaeological endeavors, fostering cultural sensitivity, and balancing research priorities with preservation imperatives. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and ethical principles essential for navigating the complex landscape of archaeology and contributing to the responsible preservation of our global cultural heritage.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Archaeological Ethics and Cultural Heritage Preservation, by James Hutton

  • I am Assistant Professor at TU Delft. I got my PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2019. Currently, I'm mainly working on emotions and moral epistemology, and related issues in environmental ethics. I also have interests in the history of philosophy, especially Kant.

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