Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environment and Sustainability Issues, ICESI 2019, 18-19 July 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Historic Environmental Conservation Studies in Kudus

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290372,
        author={R.  Suharso and Wasino  Wasino},
        title={Historic Environmental Conservation Studies in Kudus},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environment and Sustainability Issues, ICESI 2019, 18-19 July 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICESI},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={historical environment islam conservation},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290372}
    }
    
  • R. Suharso
    Wasino Wasino
    Year: 2019
    Historic Environmental Conservation Studies in Kudus
    ICESI
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290372
R. Suharso1,*, Wasino Wasino1
  • 1: Graduate School of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: r.suharso@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to uncover the historical environmental conditions in Kudus which are characterized by Islam. The research questions are 1) how the historical and cultural environment in Kudus and 2) how the social construction of the community regarding the conservation of the historic environment. This research was carried out with qualitative methods with case study design. This research involved 3 city elements, namely community, government, and cultural expert. The important findings of this study indicate that the historical environment characterized by Islam in Kudus reflects the identity and self-esteem of the community. Based on the social construction of the community, conservation is important to maintain the authenticity and preservation of the historic environment in Kudus. The implication of this research is that the conservation strategy of the historic environment in Kudus can be done through Social Studies Education.