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Archaeological theory

Course 2011-2012

Compulsory attendance

Yes.

Admission requirements

Propedeuse Archeologie (1st year) obtained.

Description

This course illustrates the application of Archaeology Theory through lectures where case-studies from diverse periods and regions are presented. Class debate is a major part of each session.

Course objectives

  • Awareness of the practical problems of applying theory in archaeological practice;
  • Ability to compare and contrast different solutions in diverse regional contexts to theoretical issues;
  • Learning to be critical and self-confident in debating theory.

Timetable

Course schedule details can be found in the bachelor 3 time schedule.

Mode of instruction

Lectures.

Assessment method

Critical review (min. 500 words) of each lecture in the course. Reviews are submitted one week after
each lecture.

Reading list

Issued separately for each lecture.

Registration

Register for this course via uSis.
Instructions for registration can be found in the uSis manual.

Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Prospective students website for information on how to apply.

Contractonderwijs: all information (costs, registration, entry requirements, etc.) for those who are interested in taking this course as a Contractstudent is on the Contractonderwijs Archeologie webpage (in Dutch).

Contact information

For more information about his course, please contact prof. dr J.L. Bintliff.

Remarks

Parts of this course may be taught in Dutch.