Prerequisites and restrictions
BA degree (or equivalent) in archaeology or a relevant discipline.
SAP and exchange students: admission after approval by the Graduate School of Archaeology.
This course gives an in-depth confrontation with various models dealing with the evolution of the human niche, with a heavy emphasis on studies of Neandertal energetics, life histories and hunting difficulties, and application of these to the Neandertal fossil and archaeological record encountered in the Palaeolithic Europe: An introduction course.
- Obtaining knowledge of various models dealing with the development of the human niche;
- Ability to give a critical analysis of competing models;
- Improvement of presentation skills, both oral and in writing.
Mode of delivery
Seminar, based on literature study and written assignments.
- Active participation;
- Written assignments.
To be announced.
Course schedule details can be found in the MA time schedule.