Landscape Archaeology (2018/2019)

Course code
4S003306
Name of lecturer
Fabio Saggioro
Coordinator
Fabio Saggioro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-ANT/08 - CHRISTIAN AND MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 2A, Sem. 2B

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course has the following aims:
1) enable the student to understand and contextualize the approaches to the study of landscape archeology;
2) know methods and instruments, using in landscape archeology approaches;
3) reflect about the strategies can be adopted in different territories for the study of archaeological landscapes.
Prerequisites
historical and archaeological knowledge of basic level

Syllabus

The course deals the study of landscape archeology.
It is divided into several sub-themes that will help to develop general aspects (which will cover both the theoretical approaches to the study of landscape archeology), as case studies and applications, providing a picture of the scientific debate on the subject.

1) Landscape archaeology: theory and methods (6 h)
2) Centrality and marginality in landscapes: equilibrium of landscape in historical periods (8h)
3) Archaeology of disaster: changing in landscapes (10 h)
4) Shaping the landscape: human impact on the landscape (6h)

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
B. David, J. Thomas Handbook of Landscape Archaeology Routledge 2008 9781598742947

Assessment methods and criteria

Didactic methods
lectures
seminars
the course may be provide educational tours and
some activities in the laboratory, aim to learn use use of mapping tools , GIS and aerial images processing and interpretation,
Learning assessment procedures
The exam will be an oral interview, where the themes debated in the lessons will be discussed .
They will write a short-term paper also, on topic of course.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018