Introduction to archaeology (2017/2018)

Course code
4S004605
Name of lecturer
Fabio Saggioro
Coordinator
Fabio Saggioro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ANT/10 - METHODS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
First half of Semester 1 dal Sep 25, 2017 al Nov 11, 2017.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide a view of the archaeological disciplines through an introduction to the methods, instruments and the role and significance of archeology in contemporary society.

Syllabus

The topics discussed during the lectures will be:

- Archeology and society: the significance of the archaeological site and its public;

- Archaeological investigations: methods and techniques;

- Computer science and archeology;

- Landscape and archeology;

- Archeology: job and perspectives in Cultural Heritage.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
C. Renfrew, P. Bahn L'essenziale di archeologia. Teoria. Metodi. Pratiche. (Edizione 2) Zanichelli 2016 978-88-08-72105-1

Assessment methods and criteria

written and oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018